Singapore University of Social Sciences

Reliability-Centered Maintenance

Reliability-Centered Maintenance (EAS437)

Applications Open: 01 May 2024

Applications Close: 15 June 2024

Next Available Intake: July 2024

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1391.78 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Science and Technology

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: SkillsFuture

School/Department: School of Science and Technology


It will provide students with an understanding on how maintenance programmes are developed and managed both in the civilian and military aerospace sectors. Designing and evaluating reliability-centred maintenance systems will be studied. Local case studies will be used in assessments and seminar discussions.

Level: 4
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY JULY


  • Development of maintenance programmes
  • Definitions, goals and objectives of aerospace maintenance
  • Failure patterns study
  • Analysis of functions and failures
  • P to F curve; condition monitoring and on-condition maintenance
  • Life cycle of RCM
  • Designing a reliability-centred maintenance system
  • RCM methodologies
  • MSG-3 techniques
  • Requirements for a maintenance programme, and failure finding
  • Organising maintenance reliability board
  • Measurement of reliability and maintenance performance

Learning Outcome

  • Discuss the development of maintenance programmes
  • Analyse functions and failures
  • Evaluate the requirements for a maintenance programme, and failure finding
  • Recommend methodologies to study the life cycle of RCM
  • Formulate a failure patterns study scheme
  • Construct methods to carry out condition monitoring and on-condition maintenance
  • Assess the design process of a reliability-centred maintenance system (Practical Component)
  • Appraise MSG-3 techniques
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