Operation and Maintenance - Hydropower

Introduction to aspects of operation and maintenance of hydropower.

Introduction to maintenance engineering. Definitions and maintenance theory. Vision, strategy, goal and plans of maintenance.  System approach to Maintenance Engineering.  Socio-economical importance of maintenance of hydropower, environmental issues and sustainability.  Reliability and maintainability of hydro power system. Total Productivity Maintenance (TPM). Life Cycle Costing (LCC). Risk Analysis in hydropower. Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) & Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (FMEA). Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Condition based Maintenance (CBM) for hydropower. Inspection routines. Outsourcing and Partnering. Bench Marking and Performance measurement. Case study, assignments/discussion.

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Academic level(s)Other
Language of instruction
InstitutionLuleå University of Technology
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Registration deadline-
ECTS credits7.5
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyEnvironmental science
Teaching placeLuleå
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