Guest Lecture on ‘The Modern Maintenance Strategy’ –Dept. of Engineering


The Mechanical & Industrial Engineering section of the Department of Engineering organized a guest lecture titled ‘The Modern Maintenance Strategy’ on Tuesday, 22 January, 2019 for Advanced Diploma and B. Tech. students. The presenter was Mr. Saeed Hamood Hamed Al Numani, Condition-based Monitoring Team Leader from Occidental Oman.

The presenter explained the different maintenance strategies used by modern manufacturing industries and described how these evolved over a period of time starting with the Industrial Revolution. He introduced the typical maintenance strategies adopted in the Petroleum sector in Oman, especially in Occidental Oman. The major part of the presentation was dedicated to explaining the methodology of Condition-based Diagnostic and Predictive Maintenance and the important hardware and software used for CBM techniques. The presentation concluded with a reference to Proactive maintenance and the challenges facing the manufacturing industries of the future.

The programme lasted for almost two hours and got an overwhelming positive response from the students.

Dr. B. Vijayaraj, the Head of Section, honored the speaker with a certificate and a memento in gratitude for his valuable contribution.