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Term-End Examination
June, 2015
1. (a) What is maintenance ? What are the objectives of maintenance department ? Discuss.
(b) Discuss measures to be taken to improve safety in maintenance. Give examples relevant to manufacturing.
2. (a) What is maintainability ? Discuss different elements of maintainability. Explain its
relationship to availability.
(b) What is the importance of Maintenance Budgeting ? Give the advantages of Zero Based Budgeting.

 3 (a)What is Terotechnology ? How is it related to maintenance management ?
(b)What is codification ? What is its significance in maintenance spare parts management ? What are the advantages ofcodification ?
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 4. (a) Distinguish between process FMEA and design FMEA. Also discuss the merits and demerits of FMEA.

(b) List and explain the costs associated with equipment breakdown.

5. (a) Explain the significance of maintenance information system with reference to the implementation of condition based maintenance

. (b) Define Hazard rate and discuss the three periods or regions of the life cycle of a unit or device as illustrated by the "bath-tub curve".

June, 2010

Ms-57 : Maintenance Management

1. What are the life cycle cost components for any plant ? How can maintenance affect the life cycle profits of any equipment and plant ?

2. What are the important components of a maintenance organization ? Name the key issues affecting the maintenance organization structure.

3. Briefly describe the concept of reliability, maintainability and availability. Why it is said that 100% reliability of all components of a machine or equipment is not always aimed to achieve ?

4. Discuss the internal customer concept with reference to maintenance activities in a typical Indian Organization. Should maintenance activities be integrated into the operator's daily workload ?

5. "Overhauling of plant and equipment constitutes an important part of the preventive maintenance effort of a manufacturing organization". Discuss.

6. What is condition-based maintenance ? What are the key steps involved in implementing condition based maintenance in any plant ?

7. Write short notes on any two of the following :

(a) Reliability Centred Maintenance.

(b) CMMS Modules.

(c) Constant Hazard Model.

(d) Importance of Maintenance Audit.

December, 2011

Ms-57 : Maintenance Management

1. (a)  Discuss briefly the various techniques for condition based maintenance.

(b)  What are the objectives of Total Productive Maintenance ? Discuss the significance of Age-specific failure rate.

2. (a)  Explain the importance of maintenance audit. Describe the salient features to be covered in a maintenance audit report.

(b)   Describe  the process through which a shutdown programme has to be established. Give an example from thermal power plant.

3. (a)  What is Reliability ? How Redundancy is related to reliability ? Explain how component redundancy yields higher reliability than unit redundancy. For a general case of n-component series system, prove that is true.

(b)  Discuss the relationship between emerging technology, maintenance management and TQM.

4.  (a)  What are the aims and activities of maintenance ?

(b) What are major components of safety and environmental issues of an enterprise ? Differentiate between investigation of incidents and audits.

5. (a)  Discuss the processes in details for maintenance planning and scheduling.

(b) Elaborate your understanding regarding the importance and processes for maintenance costing and budgeting.

6. Write short notes on  any Three  of the following.

(a) Terotechnology

(b) Reliability Centered Maintenance.

(c) Maintenance Organisation

(d) Process Capability

(e) Spare Parts Inventory. 

December, 2012

Ms-57 : Maintenance Management

1.  (a)  What are the Life cycle cost components for any plant? How maintenance can affect the life cycle profits of any equipment and plant?

(b)  Discuss the various functions and objectives of maintenance.

2.  (a)   Discuss the basic principles of maintenance planning and scheduling.

(b)  Explain the characteristics and benefits of planned maintenance.

3.  (a)  Discuss the key issues affecting maintenance organisation structure.

(b)  Explain the unique problems of spare parts management. Suggest the methods for controlling the spare parts.

4.  (a)  Discuss the important issues related to Training and Development in maintenance management.

(b)  What do you mean by continuous improvement? Explain the autonomous CAPD cycle for maintenance function.

5.  (a)  Explain Reliability, Failure Rate, Hazard Rate. Establish the relationship among these three with the help of equations. Also explain BATH-TUB curve and its importance in maintenance management.

(b)  What are the objectives of TPM? What are the big six losses? How these can be eliminated or reduced?

6.  Write short note on any three of the following.

(a)  Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM).

(b)  Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA).

(c)  Safety and Environmental issues in maintenance.

(d)  Maintenance Costing and Budgeting.

(e)  Terotechnology. 

June, 2013

Ms-57 : Maintenance Management

1. (a) Explain the Life Cycle Cost and its components for any plant. Identify the factors affecting Life Cycle Profits of any industrial plant.

(b) What is preventive maintenance ? Explain different preventive maintenance tasks. How is total maintenance cost affected by the level of preventive maintenance.

2. (a) What do you understand by maintenance planning and scheduling ? Explain basic

principles for maintenance planning.

(b) Elaborate your understanding about maintenance control.

3. (a) Explain the key issues affecting maintenance organisation structure.

(b) Discuss the role of Information and Communication Technology for influencing

maintenance function.

4. (a) What do you understand by maintenance budgeting ? Explain Zero Based Budgeting.

(b) Elaborate your understanding about "Training in Maintenance Technology".

5. (a) What do you understand by the terms :

(i) design for manufacturability

(ii) design for serviceability

(iii) design for maintainability. Also discuss the relationship amongst them.

(b) Define Reliability, Maintainability and Availability. Establish relationship amongst them.

6. Write short notes on any four of the following :

(a) Condition Based Maintenance

(b) Maintenance Strategy

(c) Spare Parts Inventory Management

(d) Process Capability

(e) Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

(f) Maintenance Audit 

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