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Applied Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Determine appropriate preventive maintenance requirements and failure mitigating strategies

The purpose of this course is to broaden the knowledge of the Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) process and illustrate how RCM can apply within an industry-neutral application. The discussion will dive deeper into the various aspects of RCM and different methodologies applied (SRCM, RCM2, RCM Turbo, ..etc) in order to identify the most appropriate approach for a successful implementation. RCM introduces three basic concepts for asset management. Identify what is important, define what should be done, and change the existing programs is what RCM practitioners will possess and commune when applying the RCM process.

We will also study some techniques that will engage people to change the existing program, as well as explore general RCM project steps.

By Participating You Will

  • Know how to describe the RCM process flow
  • Understand the importance of identifying and categorizing assets
  • Understand criticality and the FMECA approach in RCM
  • Understand how to develop an RCM analysis, as well as the implications of making the strategy work
  • Understand the requirements for RCM
  • Recognize the importance of data structure and content before you do any kind of strategy work
  • Understand RCM customization
  • Understand why to conduct a task comparison Understand what work packaging is Understand how to implement RCM
  • Recognize what a living program is
  • Know the content of an RCM project plan


Course Outline

Day 1

  • Module 1: Setting the Scene (Course Introduction)
    • RCM History and Introduction to the RCM Standards SAE JA1011, SAE JA 1012
  • Module 2:  RCM Overview and Business Context
  • Module 3: RCM Phase “What is Important?”
  • Practical Session: Criticality Matrix
  • Practical Session: Developing System Boundaries and Asset Hierarchical Structure (ISO 14224:2016)

Day 2

  • Previous Day Review
  • Practical Session: Functional Failure Analysis
  • Module 4: RCM Phase “What Should be done?”
  • Practical Session: Maintenance Strategy (What Works Best?)
  • Module 5: RCM Customization and Requirements
  • Practical Session: Failure Mode Effects and Analysis (FMEA)
  • Module 5: RCM Customization and Requirements


Day 3

  • Previous Day Review
  • Module 6: Change the Existing Program (Implementation and Improvement)
  • Practical Session: Change the Existing Program
  • Module 7: RCM Project
  • Practical Session: RCM Project Plan
  • Module 8: RBI Integration with RCM
  • Closing & Evaluation

Who Should Attend:

  • Maintenance and Reliability Engineers
  • Operators
  • Maintenance Trades
  • Planners, Schedulers
  • Operations Managers, Supervisors
  • Maintenance Managers, Supervisors
  • Engineering Managers
  • Quality Engineers