Facilities Maintenance and Repairs Media

Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.


UPC School


Installations and Electric Equipment Maintenance
4 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.
The UPC School reserves the right to modify the contents of the programme, which may vary in order to better accommodate the course objectives.
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(39 teaching hours)

Start date:
Start date:06/02/2018 End date:20/03/2018
Tuesday  18:00 to 21:00Thursday  18:00 to 21:00
Taught at:
Campus UPC Terrassa - Edifici CITM
C/ de la Igualtat, 33

Registration fee:
1.000 €

Language of instruction:
Catalan / Spanish

Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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