ENMM20028 - Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit introduces the key concepts involved in the reliability, availability, maintainability and safety of fixed and mobile plants and equipment. Through this unit, students will develop skills to analyse faults and failure data related to maintenance activities to achieve high plant integrity.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level 8
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisites: ENMM20023 and ENMM20025

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2022

Term 2 - 2022 Profile
Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 40%
2. Online Test 20%
3. Written Assessment 40%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.6 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 64.29% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Student feedback survey
Feedback
Some links of the files in the Moodle need to be refreshed.
Recommendation
The reading materials in the Moodle will be checked and resolved if there is any broken link found.
Action Taken
Links were revamped with new links and content. It will be continued on an ongoing basis wherever needed.
Source: Student feedback survey
Feedback
Zoom caused interruption in the beginning of lecture session.
Recommendation
Need to consult with TaSAC and ensure robust solution so that the Zoom lecture can be conducted from any location without any interruption and full control given to the lecturer.
Action Taken
All the TTS and TaSaC supports were implemented in the unit delivery via Zoom technology to avoid any issues with attending lecture and tutorial sessions. A smooth delivery was ensured throughout the term without any issues.
Source: Student feedback survey
Feedback
One of most interesting and high quality delivery with world latest software in RAMS practice throughout the diverse industry. Highly skilled and subject matter expert lecturer.
Recommendation
Will continue to deliver the quality learning and opportunity to develop skills and knowledge of the latest software in the field of practice.
Action Taken
Ongoing support was offered to students and any new features or development in the software was notified and discussed with students.
Source: Student feedback survey
Feedback
An excellent unit with excellent learning materials, clear and relevant instruction
Recommendation
Continuous improvement of the unit by including new case studies and reference material will be achieved. New exercises on Benchwork software will be part of the class activities in future.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student feedback survey
Feedback
Content of the unit and the Moodle site are vast in nature.
Recommendation
Continuous improvement of the Moodle site and the review of contents will be continued to improve student learning experience and satisfaction. Online test questions will be reviewed and their number will be reduced by merging two questions together or by deleting some of them.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student feedback survey
Feedback
The unit teaching team is excellent in delivery of the unit and being supportive throughout the term.
Recommendation
Seamless efforts will be made towards student's real-life learning experience that helps meeting industry needs. Excellence in software support and content delivery will be maintained to retain the reputation of the unit.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Identify factors influencing the reliability and maintainability in plant operations.
  2. Investigate operational safety and plant integrity in plant operations.
  3. Apply reliability concepts, tools and techniques to achieve plant integrity.
  4. Develop a safety and risk plan in a maintenance organisation.

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Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Online Test
3 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Knowledge
2 - Communication
3 - Cognitive, technical and creative skills
4 - Research
5 - Self-management
6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility
7 - Leadership
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8