PLANT MAINTENANCE AND SAFETY (3341906)  

5
Credit
3 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 30 + 0
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
20 + 0 + 30
ESE + OEP + PA
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Rationale
Maintenance of equipment in industries is very critical issue to ensure quality and quantity of production. Industries are not able to survive and progress if proper maintenance of equipment is not done. In the absence of proper maintenance, industries are busy in every day fire fighting to repair the breakdowns and manage production in very unsafe manner. This course provides information about wear, corrosion, lubrication, preventive maintenance; decision tree to diagnose faults, important provisions of factory act, alignment of equipment etc. This course also provides basic knowledge and skills regarding maintenance problems, their causes and remedies in industries.
Course Outcome
The theory should be taught and practical should be carried out in such a manner that students are able to acquire different learning out comes in cognitive, psychomotor and affective domain to demonstrate following course outcomes.
- Recognize troubles in mechanical elements.
- Assemble, dismantle and align mechanisms in sequential order.
- Carry out plant maintenance using tri-bology, corrosion and preventive maintenance.

Active Learning
i. www.mt-online.com
ii. www.pmxpert.com
iii. www.nptel.iitm.ac.in
iv. en.wikipedia.org
v. webstore.ansi.org/preventive-maintenance
vi. www.mapcon.com