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Start   >  Master's & postgraduate courses  >  Education  >  Postgraduate course in Maintenance of Equipment and Installations
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13-06-2019

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Program

Edition
21th Edition
Credits
28 ECTS (237 teaching hours)
Modality
Face-to-face
Language of instruction
Catalan / Spanish
Fee
4.200 €
Notes payment of enrolment fee and 0.7% campaign
Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.
Start date
Classes start: 01/10/2019
Classes end: 25/06/2020
Programme ends : 30/07/2020
Timetable
Tuesday: 18:00 to 21:00
Thursday: 18:00 to 21:00
Taught at
Campus UPC Terrassa - Edifici CITM
C/ de la Igualtat, 33
Terrassa
Why this programme?
Adequate maintenance of industrial equipment and installations requires their proper setup and implementation. In this postgraduate course students will learn about the necessary conditions required to keep equipment in proper working order as well as the different maintenance techniques associated with each type of equipment.

A maintenance technicians needs to have comprehensive knowledge of industrial installations as well as possess an understanding of the techniques for prevention and rapid and effective resolution of equipment break downs.

The industry professionals, who are acting as professors on this course, add a very practical element to the student's experience.
Aims
  • Make known the criteri for good maintenance management, applicable to all types of companies (economic, technical management, legal, administrative, criminal responsability, people management, computer-assisted management, management indicadors, etc.)
  • Apply the different techniques to get good maintenance, both in industrial facilities and machinery.
  • Know the necessary means to implement equipment.
  • Resolve quickly and safely incidents that arise in industrial facilities.
  • Diagnose and prevent breakdowns in the facilities.
  • Obtain a global vision of industrial facilities.
Who is it for?
  • Engineers or technical engineers.
  • Technical and industry professionals who want to specialize, in the field of industrial maintenance.

Training Content

List of subjects
5 ECTS 54h
Industrial Maintenance: Maintenance Management
  • Defining maintenance.
  • Maintenance methods.
  • Preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance.
  • Reliability, maintenance and availability of equipment and installations.
  • The influence of design on maintenance costs.
  • Improvement processes. Resolving problems. Real-life cases.
  • Technical management of maintenance. Efficiency. Real-life cases.
  • Financial management of maintenance. Analytical accounting. Innovation. Real-life cases.
  • Introduction to maintenance management. Maintenance program. Indicators (SLA i kpi's).
  • Dimensioning of equipment. Energy management.
  • A practical view of Computer Assisted Maintenance Management System (CAMMS). Operating project. Storage testing. Consumption.
  • Subcontracted maintenance.
  • Implanting a Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) system. The phases of implementation. The organisational changes involved. The results of effective implementation.
  • Autonomous maintenance.
  • Economic impact of maintenance and other production costs. The commissioning: The recommissioning. Practical examples. Advanced management of work orders.
  • Responsibility in the field of maintenance in its aspects: civil, criminal and administrative.
  • People Management:
    • Configuració d'equips idonis.
    • Leading people.
    • The canvi in ​​the organització.
  • Case study: Influence of maintenance on the results of a multinational.
5 ECTS 54h
Installations and Electric Equipment Maintenance
  • Measure and filtering of disturbances on the electrical network.
  • Maintenance of facilities AT and MT: lines and substations.
  • industrial transformers. Access facilities on land.
  • thermography. Interpretation of results.
  • Red LV Electrical Distribution. Structure and functions. Características de los dispositivos interruptions and Protection. POINT limitations. The connection.
  • Selectivity: Selectivity amperimétrica, chronometric and logic. Distances security. Ejemplo problem.
  • Verification of averías (differential Aislamientos, sunsets on earth, etc ...)
  • Redes analyzer. Disturbances. Security.
  • Techniques and WLAN components. Systems marking. Tools.
  • Maintenance of equipos generator.
  • Small power transformers. Filters.
  • Internet 4.0 Practical applicaction: connect to the "cloud".
  • Maintenance of motor and generator.
4 ECTS 39h
Installations and Electric Equipment Maintenance
  • Mechanical elements and systems. Mechanisms and types of failure. ¿ Root cause analysis.
  • Lubrication: Fundamentals. Properties and types of lubricants. Analytical techniques applicable to industrial oils: Spectrometry, Ferrography, Particle count. Basic physical-chemical tests: Viscosity, Flash point, ash content, alkalinity and acidity, Water content, dielectric strength.
  • Interpretation of real lubrication laboratory analysis reports. Updating and execution of the lubrication plan in a beverage packaging plant. Study of real results based on established control ratios (KPI).
  • Maintenance of mechanical fastenings.
  • Maintenance of gears.
  • Maintenance of couplings.
  • Belt maintenance.
  • Axle support systems maintenance: Rolling bearings.
  • Axle support systems maintenance: Friction bearings.
  • Application of corrective techniques in mechanical maintenance: Alignment of axles.
  • Application of corrective techniques in mechanical maintenance: Balancing of rotors.
  • Non Destructive Tests (NDTs); visual inspection, penetrating liquids, magnetic particles, leakage tests, induced currents, industrial radiography, ultrasonic tests (conventional ultrasound, TofD, Phased Array, acoustic emission, guided waves). Real cases of application: Rail Sector, Energy Sector, Aeronautical Sector, Shipping Sector and Automotion.
  • Application of vibration analysis in the diagnosis of mechanical failures. Signs and faults in machine components; axles, rotor/stator, rolling bearings, bearings, gears, pulleys, blades, cogs.
  • Review of the cause of vibration diagnosis: imbalance, misalignment, looseness, eccentricity, rubbing, bent axis, resonances.
  • Parametrisation of types of failure for different types of machine. Engines, pumps, fans, compressors.
  • Methodology and practical guide for troubleshooting breakdowns by vibration analysis.
  • Examples and case studies of analysis and diagnosis.
  • Practical laboratory session.
3 ECTS 27h
Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Special Installations Maintenance
  • Oil Hydraulics
    • Oil Hydraulic energy transmission.
    • Advantages anddisadvantages compared to other transmission methods.
    • Oil Hydraulic pumps.
    • Proportional oil hydraulics.
    • Installation guidelines for oil hydraulic circuits.
    • Safety in oil hydraulic systems:dangerous situations exercises. UNE-EN982.
    • Risks involved with hydropneumatic accumulators.
    • Preventative maintenance guidelines for oil hydraulic installations.
    • Diagnosing and detecting problems. Solutions.
    • General rules and regulations. ISO and CETOP.
    • Adjusting oil conditions.
    • The effects of contamination on oil hydraulic systems. CETOP RP70, ISO 4406.
    • Filters in oil hydraulic systems.
    • Heat exchanger.

  • Pneumatics
    • Transmission of neumatic energy. 
    • Advantages and disadvantages compared to other transmission methods.
    • Compressors.
    • Proportional pneumatics.
    • Calculations and exercises.
    • Safety in pneumatic systems: dangerous situations exercises.UNE-EN 983.
    • Preventative maintenance guide for pneumatic installations.
    • Diagnosing and detecting problems. Solutions.
    • General rules and regulations. ISO and CETOP.
    • Adjusting air conditions.
    • Compressed air generator room: refrigeration and dehumidifying.
    • Compressed air distribution.
    • Filters in pneumatic systems.

       
5 ECTS 48h
Maintenance of Industrial Heating and Cooling Output Systems, Domestic Hot Water Systems, Fire Extinguisher Systems and Water Treatment Systems
  • Maintenance of gas.
  • Components gas installations.
  • Criteria for the design and location of pipes, elements and   accessories.
  • Predimensionat of gas installations.
  • Deposits fixed and mobile LPG (liquefied petroleum gas).
  • Maintenance of gas installations in shops and industries.
  • Rules and regulations.
  • Maintenance of boiler rooms.
    •  Description of the types of boilers.
    •  Heating and hot water.
    •  Boilers conventional low temperature and condensation.
    •  Steam boilers and thermal fluid, etc.
    •  Burners.
    •  Combustion and fuel types.
    •  Burners stages, progressive and modulating.
    •  Regulation and control.
    •  Maintenance and regulations.
  • Maintenance of refrigeration equipment in air-conditioning installations. Type of equipment and facilities. Diagnosis of failure.
    • Maintenance Requirements:
                   
      A) 3 ITE RITE
                   
      B) IF 14 and IF 17 RSIF
    • Guide to the preparation of a preventive maintenance plan.
    • Legionella.
  • Maintenance installations of steam.
    • Principis Basic steam.
    • Circuit Typical installation of steam and condensate.
    • Factor Affecting maintenance: system design of steam and condensation.
    • Maintenance Preventive.
    • Analysis Of the combustion gases in boilers.
    • Analysis Of the conductivity of the boiler water and condensation.
    • Detection Leak.
    • Termografia Infrared.
    • Maintenance Equipment control and drainage.
    • Examples Studies.
    • Study Energy optimization in installation of steam.
  • Maintenance of fire protection systems.
    • Systems Detection and alarm.
    • Equips, Media and suppression systems according to the origin and type of fire.
    • Networks Water supply. Deposits.
    • Central. Sirens. Optical detectors, ionic and termovelocimètrics.
    • Extintors And hoses.
    • Ruixadors Automatic (sprinklers). Dry column. Hydrants.
    • Normativa And legislation. Technical Building Code.
  • Maintenance of roughing filters.
    • Dipòsits Reception and pumping.
    • Maintenance Systems slop.
  • Mechanical installations. Industrial safety and regulations. Maintenance and periodic inspections of equipment as regulation of pressure, regulation of thermal installations in buildings, regulation of gases and fuel storage regulations for chemicals.
  • Identification of risks: ATEX, working at height, confined spaces.
    • The Work permits in ATEX zones.
    • Adequacy Equipment in ATEX zones.
    • Certificacions Special. Documentation.
    • House Practical accidents in welding.
    • Manteniments Incorrect.
  • Industrial safety regulations: diagnosis, problems, oportunities, recommendations and most common legal deviations. Operational and strategic management.
6 ECTS 15h
Project
There will be a project or work prom.
The UPC School reserves the right to modify the contents of the programme, which may vary in order to better accommodate the course objectives.
Degree
Postgraduate diplomas issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Issued pursuant to art. 34.1 of Organic Law 4/2007 of 12 April, amending Organic Law 6/2001 of 21 December, concerning Universities. To obtain this degree it is necessary to have an official. Otherwise, the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya will only award them a a certificate of completion.
Range of modules
The postgraduate course programme is organized into the following modules. If you don't wish to take the entire postgraduate course you can sign on one or several modules.
Postgraduate course:
 Lifelong learning courses:

Learning methodology

The teaching methodology of the programme facilitates the student's learning and the achievement of the necessary competences.

Learning tools
Participatory lectures
A presentation of the conceptual foundations of the content to be taught, promoting interaction with the students to guide them in their learning of the different contents and the development of the established competences.
Practical classroom sessions
Knowledge is applied to a real or hypothetical environment, where specific aspects are identified and worked on to facilitate understanding, with the support from teaching staff.
Case studies
Real or hypothetical situations are presented in which the students, in a completely participatory and practical way, examine the situation, consider the various hypotheses and share their own conclusions.
Visits
These visits are to specialist centres, companies in the sector or outstanding and important locations in the sector, in order to obtain knowledge in situ of development, production and demonstration environments within the programme.
Tutorship
Students are given technical support in the preparation of the final project, according to their specialisation and the subject matter of the project.
Assesment criteria
Attendance
At least 80% attendance of teaching hours is required.
Level of participation
The student's active contribution to the various activities offered by the teaching team is assessed.
Completion and presentation of the final project
Individual or group projects in which the contents taught in the programme are applied. The project can be based on real cases and include the identification of a problem, the design of the solution, its implementation or a business plan. The project will be presented and defended in public.
Work placements & 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.
Virtual Campus
The students on this postgraduate 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.

Teaching team

Teaching staff
  • Abad Baig, Ferran
    Veolia
  • Balcells Sendra, Josep
    Professor of the Department of Electronic Engineering Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Director of Industrial Terrassa Electronics Group (TIEG)
  • Blasco Chabert, Marc
    Simbioe Facility Management
  • Coduras Martínez, Óscar
    Bachelor in Economic and Business Sciences from the University of Barcelona. Doctor in Economics, Business and Finance from the Camilo José Cela University. Director of the Management Training Institute of Barcelona IFD.
  • de Gea Rodríguez, Xavier
    Atexpreven, S.L
  • Domínguez Guarro, Xavier
    Degree in Chemical Sciences and Master in Engineering and Environmental Management, with a PDD for IESE, and numerous complementary courses and technical seminars. I have worked as an HSE Technician in public and private activities. Currently, I work as Head HSE in a law firm specializing in legal compliance. I have 25 years of experience in HSE topics, and especially in everything related to legal compliance: regulations, audits, consulting, training, etc.
  • Ferrer Guiteras, Jordi
    Water purification and Technology S. L. "Depurtech"
  • Gonzalo García, Carlos
    Industrial Engineer.Industrial Technical safety. Gas Natural SDG, SA
  • Grande Gámez, José María
    TÚV Rheinland ibèrica ICT, S.A
  • Grau Mur, Ramon
    UPC, Apt. Nautical Science and Engineering
  • Juliench Sáenz-López, Jordi
    Tecnotrans Bonfiglioli, S.A
  • Martín Barcóns, Moisès
    Polylux, S.A. Technical Department
  • Michold, Felix
    C.C.JENSEN Ibérica, S.L
  • Moreno Llagostera, Hipòlit
    UPC, Department of Fluid Mechanics
  • Ortí i Llop, Josep
    Industrial Technical Engineer at the UPC. GDP for IESE. Chairman of the committee of buildings of the AEM and member of the board of directors of the ACFM. He has accumulated an experience of more than 25 years in the Commissioning and Facility Management sector.
  • Ortuño Juárez, Jorge
    Tecnotrans Bonfiglioli, SA DSC Chief Electronics
  • Soriano Rull, Albert
    Industrial Engineer. Technical Hidrosanitary. Director of Studies of the School of Electrical Installers and Plumbers of FERCA Barcelona. Guild School
  • Torrell Martínez, Francesca
    Senior Telecommunications Engineer. Master's degree in Production Organisation and Engineering and Industrial plant Manager at (Engiplant). Consultant in Maintenance Management.
  • Trabalón Carricondo, Cristóbal
    Graduate in Industrial Engineering from the UPC. Graduate in Technical Industrial Engineering in Electricity and Mechanics from the UPC. Graduate in Law from the UOC. Arbitrator on the Technical Arbitration Tribunal of Catalonia (TATC). Accredited safety inspector of electrical installations and elevators. Head of legal engineering at TMB. Author of various books on maintenance, engineering and legal construction.
  • Vizcaino Recio, Francisco
    Endesa

Associates entities

Strategic partners
  • Associació de Gestors de Manteniment
    • Disseminates the programme in the professional sphere and area of expertise.
Collaborating partners

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