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Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.

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17th EDITION
UPC School

This lifelong learning course can be attended as part of the postgraduate course Maintenance of Equipment and Installations.

Aims

  • To provide maintenance technicians with comprehensive knowledge in industrial installations and techniques to be able to avoid breakdowns using proper testing and diagnostics.
  • To offer the means and knowledge needed to resolve breakdowns quickly and safely.

Content

Subjects

Installations and Electric Equipment Maintenance
3 ECTS. 39 teaching hours.
  • Mechanical maintenance concepts. Intensity and common operating parameters.
  • Cleaning methods and systems. Lubrication.
  • Real life cases with a lift.
  • Mechanism for broken parts and mechanical devices. Non-destructive testing procedures. Bearings. Joints. Cables.
  • Suspension system elements: shocks and springs. Rubber noise reduction pads.
  • Alternative thermal motor devices: oil analysis and coolant. Predictive parameter testing.
  • Pneumatic equipment: alternative compressors. Air leaks. Locating break downs in installations.
  • Real life cases in maintenance management using a float of rail vehicles.
  • Vibrations with a degree of freedom in mechanical systems. Physics concepts.
  • Free and forced vibrations.
  • Transmission and isolation of vibrations.
  • Static and dynamic balance of rotating masses.
  • Rotor balance analysis.
  • Vibration measurement fundamentals.
  • Transducers: types. Diagnosing machine breakdowns.
  • Low frequency defect analysis.
  • Techniques for tracking and diagnosing break downs.
  • High frequency flaw analysis. Real-life cases.
  • Solving real life cases.
  • Thermography.

Management & Faculty

Academic management

  • Alabern Morera, Xavier
    Dr. Ingeniero Industrial

Teaching staff

  • Ballesteros Robles, Francisco
    Preditec/IRM.
  • Colomer Bosch, Narcís
    Renfe
  • Faro Ruiz, David
    Preditec/IRM.
  • González Matín-Consuegra, Antonio
    Cemex España, S.A
  • Grau Mur, Ramon
    UPC, Apt. Nautical Science and Engineering
  • Roig Torres, Francesc

General information

Credits
3 ECTS (39 teaching hours)
Start date
Start date:23/02/2017End date:06/04/2017
Timetable
Tuesday  18:00 to 21:00Thursday  18:00 to 21:00
Taught at
UPC Campus Terrassa
Ed. CITM
C/ de la Igualtat, 33
Terrassa
Contact
Telephone: (34) 93 112 08 70
Degree
Lifelong learning diploma issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. To obtain this degree it is necessary to have an official or recognized university degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree or diploma. Otherwise, the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya will only award them a a certificate of completion.

In the case of having a foreign degree check here.
Virtual Campus
The students on this Lifelong learning course will have access to the My_Tech_Space virtual campus, an effective work and communication platform for students, lecturers and course directors and coordinators. My_Tech_Space allows students to find background material for their classes, to work in teams, ask their lecturers questions, consult their marks, etc.
Employment service
Students can access job offers in their field of specialisation on the My_Tech_Space virtual campus. Applications made from this site will be treated confidentially. Hundreds of offers appear annually of the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development Employment service .The offers range from formal contracts to work placement agreements.
Registration fee
900 €
The registration fee must be paid before the beginning of this Lifelong learning course.
See the section Discounts, loans and financial aid for possibilities of advantageous financing conditions.

Applicants are given the option of making a voluntary €5 contribution when formalising their enrolment. As part of the UPC's 0.7% Campaign, this donation will go towards meeting charitable needs in developing countries.

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Language of instruction
Catalan / Spanish

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