B.E. (AU) Automobile Engineering FIFTH V SEMESTER
AU 502 Reliability and Maintenance
Revised Syllabus and Scheme of Examination Effective from July 2007
Unit 2 System Reliability Models: System reliability–n-component series systems, m-component parallel systems and combined system; standby systems; K-out-of-m systems; redundancy techniques in system design; event space, decomposition (Key Stone), cut and tie sets, Markov analysis, reliability and quality, unreliability, maintainability, availability
Unit 3 Maintenance Concepts and Strategies: Introduction, maintenance functions and objectives, maintenance planning and scheduling, maintenance organization.
General Introduction to Maintenance Types: Breakdown, emergency, corrective, predictive, and
preventive; maintenance prevention; design-out maintenance, productive maintenance, shutdown maintenance and scheduled maintenance.
Unit 4 Condition Based Maintenance: Principles of CBM, pillars of condition monitoring, CBM implementation and benefits; condition monitoring techniques- visual monitoring, vibration monitoring, wear debris monitoring, corrosion monitoring, performance monitoring
Unit 5 Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM):– Concept, methodology, benefits; Total Productive Maintenance: Evolution of TPM, TPM objectives, concept, pillars of TPM. Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)/ Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA): Overview, elements of FMECA, applications and benefits, risk evaluation, risk priority numbers,
criticality analysis, process FMEA, qualitative and quantitative approach to FMECA; design FMEA and steps for carrying out design FMEA
Modarre; Reliability and Risk Analysis, Marcel Dekker Inc
Ebeling CE; An Introduction To Reliability & Maintainability Engg; John Wiley and Sons
Davidson John; The Reliability of mechanical system; Institution of Mech. Engineers, London
Patrick D.T and O.’Connor; Practical Reliability Engineerin; John Wiley and Sons
Srinath L.S; Reliability Engineering; East West Press.
Mishra R.C; Reliability and Maintenance Engineering; New age International publisher.
Kelly Anthony; Maintenance Planning and Control
R.C. Mishra and Pathak; Maintenance Engineering and Management;PHI.