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101-0579-00L  Infrastructure Maintenance Processes

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersB. T. Adey
Periodicityyearly recurring course
CourseDoes not take place this semester.
Language of instructionEnglish
Comment101-0579-00L "Infrastructure Maintenance Processes" will be offered from FS17 on with new title 101-0579-00L "Infrastructure Management 2: Evaluation Tools".

Catalogue data

AbstractThis course provides an introduction to the tools that can be used to evaluate infrastructure. In particular tools:
- to measure the level of service being obtained from infrastructure,
- to predict slow changes in infrastructure over time, and
- to predict fast changes in infrastructure over time,fits of monitoring.
Objectiveto equip students with tools to be used to evaluate infrastructure and the level of service being provided from infrastructure
Levels of service
Reliability of infrastructure
Availability and maintainability of infrastructure
Mechanistic-empirical models
Regression analysis
Event trees
Fault trees
Markov chains
Neural networks
Bayesian networks
Lecture notesAll necessary materials (e.g. transparencies and hand-outs) will be distributed before class.
LiteratureAppropriate reading material will be assigned when necessary.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersB. T. Adey
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 120 minutes
Written aidsAll notes and a communication-disabled calculator are allowed.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

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Only public learning materials are listed.


101-0579-00 GInfrastructure Maintenance Processes
Does not take place this semester.
2 hrsB. T. Adey


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Offered in

Civil Engineering MasterMajor in Construction and Maintenance ManagementOInformation
Civil Engineering MasterMajor in Transport SystemsWInformation
Integrated Building Systems MasterSpecialised CoursesWInformation
Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems MasterInfrastructure ManagementWInformation