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Unit – I
Objectives of maintenance - types of maintenance – Breakdown, preventive and predictive
maintenance - Repair cycle - Repair Complexity, Lubrication and Lubricants. Maintenance of
Mechanical transmission systems and process plants.
(12 hours)
Unit – II
Predictive Maintenance - vibration and noise as maintenance tool - wear debris analysis Condition monitoring concepts applied to industries - Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Economics of Maintenance- Computer aided maintenance.
(12 hours)
Unit – III
Reliability: Definition, concept of reliability based design, failure rate, MTTF, MTBF, failure
pattern, system reliability: Series, Parallel and Mixed configurations - Availability and
Maintainability concepts- Applications.
(12 hours)
Unit – IV
Safety and productivity - causes of accidents in industries – accident reporting and investigation measuring safety performance - Safety organizations and functions - Factories act and rules.
(12 hours)
Unit – V
Safety Codes and Standards - General Safety considerations in Material Handling equipments Machine Shop machineries-pressure vessels and pressurized pipelines – welding equipments –
operation and inspection of extinguishers – prevention and spread of fire – emergency exit
(12 hours)
Text Books :
3. Rolland P.Blake


- Maintenance and Spare parts Management, Prentice Hall of India
Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 1990.
Reliability Engineering, Affiliated East West press, 2003
- Industrial Safety, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 1973.

Reference Books :
1. R.C.Mishra and K.Pathak, Maintenance Engineering and Management, Prentice Hall of India
Pvt. Ltd.,New
Delhi, 2002.
2. H.P.Garg, Industrial Maintenance, S.Chand & Co Ltd., New Delhi, 1990.
3. E.Balagurusamy, Reliability Engineering, Prentice Hall of India P Ltd., New Delhi, 2003.