In House Training modules



Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)

What is FMEA?

 

The Failure Modes, Effect and Analysis (FMEA) aims at identifying the asset function, failure modes, cause, detection and their consequences as well as recommendation to mitigate the risk of such failures.

 

What can you expect?

  •  Identify potential failure modes for a product or process in the development phase (DFMEA) to improve product or guarantee product quality as well as  during the operational phase (PFMEA) to analyze critical equipment.
  •   Provide risk or critical assessment associated with those failure modes, regarding frequency of occurrence, severity and detection and prioritize issues for preventive action.
  •  Support the RCM analysis as a baseline to define the best maintenance policies for each equipment and components.
  •   Drive Quantitative Accelerated test in order focus on main failure causes (product weakness) to improve the product and reliability prediction.
  •   Integrates with Reliability Growth management policies (identify failure modes discovered during testing, update probabilities of occurrence based on Reliability Growth testing data).
  •   Drive HALT test in order focus on main failure causes (Robustness).
  •  Analyses equipment failure effect on other equipment as well as in the whole process (SFMEA).

Two day training is proposed to cover the FMEA topics such as:

  • FMEA concept.
  • Risk matrix and RPN concepts.
  • FMEA applied in different asset life cycle, such as design, manufacturing, commissioning and operation.
  • FMEA case studies applied to different equipment such as pumps, compressors, valves.
  • Case studies applied to different industries such as Oil and gas, transportation and aerospace and defence industries

THE FMEA training can be customized to the client demand and be performed together with other training concerning a client cases study assessment.

 

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FMEA & RCM Brochure
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Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)

What is RCM?

 

The main RCM (Reliability Centred Maintenance) focus is defining equipment component maintenance policy based on several criteria like, failure, cost, reliability and safety. Actually, RCM is a guide which support Maintenance Managers to take decision a long time performing maintenance based on planning developed in RCM analysis.

 

The main objectives of RCM are to identify the inspections, preventive and corrective maintenance tasks required to sustain the maximum level of reliability, operational availability.

 

What can you expect ?

  •  To identify specific scheduled tasks required to mitigate failure modes consequences identified from the High Level review.
  •   To identify critical components in term of repair and replacement.
  •   To provide a baseline to define spare parts policies.
  •   To  provide information for Life cycle cost analysis.

Two day training is proposed to cover the RCM topics such as:

  • Maintenance strategy concepts applied to different types of maintenance such as corrective, schedule and predictive maintenance.
  • RCM concepts.
  • RCM integrated with FMEA analysis.
  • RCM applied in different asset life cycle, such as design and operation.
  • RCM case studies applied to different equipment, such as pumps, compressors, valves, susbsea equipment.
  • Case studies applied to different industries such as Oil and gas, transportation and aerospace and defence industries.

The RCM training can be customized to the client demand and be performed together with other training concerning a client cases study assessment.



RAM analysis (Reliability, Availability and Maintainability)

What´is RAM analysis ?

 

RAM analysis is a quantitative reliability engineering method applied to system level to model the asset performance as well as to define critical equipment which affect such system performance.

The RAM analysis predicts the asset performance for a defined period of the life cycle which encompasses all equipment configuration. The performance indexes assessed in the RAM analysis are usually, efficiency production, operational availability and reliability.

 

What can you expect ?

 

  • To understand and apply the Reliability, Availability and Maintainability concept as basic of equipment specification and asset performance Index.
  •  To understand and implement the Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Life Cycle Cost (RAM & LCC) methodology a long different asset life cycle phases.
  •  To understand the impact of maintenance in system performance.
  •  To model the system concerning equipment and component level by applying Reliability Diagram Block (RBD) and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA).
  •  To optimize the asset performance based on preventive maintenance, inspection, spare part and LCC optimization.

 

Three day training is proposed to cover the RAM analysis topics such as:

  • Lifetime data analysis applied to RAM analysis.
  • RAM analysis methodology steps
  • RBD and FTA modeling.
  • RAM analysis simulation.
  • Sensitivity analysis, such as logistic, spare parts, preventive maintenance impact on asset performance.
  • Asset performance optimization based on preventive maintenance, spare parts and LCC optimization.
  • Case studies applied to Oil and gas, transportation and aerospace and defence industries.

The RAM training can be customized to the client demand and be performed together with other training concerning a client cases study assessment.

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RAM & LCC brochure course
RAM & LCC Rail Industry Course.pdf
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Risk Management


What is risk management ?

 

Risk management is a process applied to asset life cycle in order to mitigate the risk of major accident based on hazard identification, risk assessment, risk evaluation, risk mitigation, risk communication and risk monitoring.

 

What you can expect ?

  • To understand the Risk concept as basic of Risk assessment and evaluation.
  •  To understand the Risk Management concept and its different steps such as hazard identification, risk assessment, risk evaluation and risk mitigation.
  •  To understand the qualitative Risk Analysis methods such as HAZOP, HAZID, PHA, FMEA, RBI
  •  To understand the quantitative Risk Analysis methods such as FTA, ETA, SIL, LOPA, Bow Tie, QRA
  • To understand the Risk analysis methods applied to environment license.
  •  To understand the emergency response concept.
  •  To understand the Risk Management concept as basic of safe integrity asset performance achievement.
  •  To understand the human factor  integrated into  Risk analysis.

 

Two days training is proposed to cover the Risk Management topics such as:

  • Risk concepts
  • Qualitative risk Analysis methods
  • Quantitative risk analysis methods.
  • Risk management.
  • Risk management Audit process.
  • Case studies applied to different systems and equipment.
  • Case studies applied to different industries such as Oil and gas, transportation and aerospace and defence.

The Risk Management training can be customized to the client demand and be performed together with other training concerning a client cases study assessment.

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Risk Management course brochure
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Human Reliability Analysis (HRA)

What is HRA?

 

 

The Human Reliability Analysis (HRA) aims at identifying the human performance factors which take more influence on human error as well as predict the human error probability. Different HRA methods enable such analysis and provide a support for assessment of human error during activities at commissioning, operation and maintenance. The HRA may be integrated with safety assessment, risk analysis, RAM analysis, FMEA and RCA in order to identify the human error as root cause and propose recommendation to mitigate the human error.

 

 What can you expect?

  • Identify potential human performance factor which takes influence on human error.
  • To predict the human error probability.
  •  To support the FMEA analysis as a baseline to define the human error as a cause of equipment failure mode.
  • To support RAM analysis by including human error in the RBD model.
  •  To  support RCA by including human error as a root cause of failure or accident.
  •  To  support Risk analysis by including human error influence on incident or accident.

Two day training is proposed to cover the HRA topics such as:

  • HRA concept.
  • Different HRA methods such as THERP, OAT, SLIM, HEART, SPAH-R, STARH, ASEP, BBN.
  •  Case studies applied to human reliability application to risk analysis, maintenance and operation activities.

 THE HRA training can be customized to the client demand and be performed together with other training concerning a client case study assessment.

 

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Human Reliability Analysis brochure
Human Reliability Analysis Course Final.
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Asset Management (AM)

What is Asset management ?

 

Asset management (AM) is a process of integrating legal and stakeholder requirement and expectation and enable the physical asset high performance achievement. Therefore, to achieve such high performance, it´s necessary to implement different programs such as Reliability Engineering, Asset Integrity Management (AIM) and Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) along asset life cycle. Finally, with all information concerning logistic, safety, maintenance, reliability and life cycle cost it´s very important to optimize the asset performance. The asset performance optimization enables to define the optimal preventive maintenance and inspection time as well as minimal spare parts and life cycle cost.

 

What you can expect?

 

  • To understand the Asset Management concept based on ISO 55000.
  • To understand the programs which support asset management, such as Reliability Engineering, Asset Integrity and Integrated logistic support.
  •  To understand how to implement the AM program along asset life cycle.
  •  To understand how to implement the Reliability engineering program along asset life cycle.
  •  To understand how to implement the Asset integrity program along asset life cycle.
  •  To understand how to implement the Integrated logistic support program along asset life cycle.
  • To understand the concept of asset performance optimization based on optimal preventive maintenance and inspection time as well as minimal spare part level and life cycle cost

Two day training is proposed to cover the AM topics such as:

  •  An asset management concept based on ISO 55000.
  •  Asset management, program evaluation based on ISO 55000 standard concepts.
  •  Reliability engineering program as a baseline to AM implementation.
  •  AIM program as baseline of AM implementation
  •  Integrated logistic support as baseline of AM implementation.
  •  Asset management program evaluation based on ISO 55000 standard concepts.
  • Asset performance optimization based on optimal preventive maintenance and inspection time as well as minimal spare part level and life cycle cost

Case studies applied to AM program evaluation, AIM, ILS and asset optimization.

 

THE AM training can be customized to the client demand and be customized to the client demand and be performed together with other training concerning a client case study assessment.

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Asset Management course brochure
Asset Management Course Final.pdf
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Asset Integrity Management (AIM)

Asset Integrity management (AIM) is a process of integrating legal and stakeholder requirement and expectation and enable the physical asset safety high performance achievement. Therefore, to achieve such  safety high performance, it´s necessary to implement different programs such as Reliability & Maintenance , Risk Management and Human factors along the asset life cycle phases.

 

What can you expect ?

 

 

• To understand the Asset Integrity management concept as basic of high safety integrity achievement performance.

 

• To understand the Risk Management and risk analysis concept as basic of safe integrity asset performance achievement.

 

• To understand the Reliability and Maintenance concept and its influence on safe integrity asset performance achievement.

 

• To understand the Human factor concept and methods and its influence on safe integrity asset performance achievement.

 

  To implement asset integrity management based on Integrity PRO.

 

Two day training is proposed to cover the AIM topics such as:

  • ·      Asset Integrity management elements (Risk Management, Reliability & Maintenance, Human factor)

    ·       Reliability & Maintenance for AIM implementation;

    ·       Risk Management for AIM implementation;

    ·       Human Factor based on Human Reliability Analysis for AIM implementation

    ·       AIM audit process;

    ·       AIM model based on Integrity PRO solution

    ·       AIM case studies.

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Lifetime Data Analysis (LDA)

What is LDA ?

 

LDA is a reliability engineering quantitative method which predicts different reliability index such as reliability, failure rate as well plot the functions associated with such indexes based on parameter of different probability density functions (PDF) defined by the goodness of fit methods. Such methods are based on historical data.

 

What can you expect ?

  •  To understand the LDA methodology concept as basic of reliability engineering assessment.
  •  To understand the reliability, failure rate MTTF, MTBF, MTTR concepts.
  •  To understand the probability density functions such as Exponential, Lognormal, Logistic, loglogistic, Weibull, Normal, Gumbel , Gama, others.
  •  To understand the goodness of  fit test such as Plot method, Regression, likelihood, Chi-square, Komogorov Smirnov and Cramer von mises.
  •  To understand different specialist elicitation methods.
  • To understand how to build up am equipment failure and repair database.
  •  To understand how to collect data from databases to perform LDA.

Two days training is proposed to cover the LDA topics such as:

  • Reliability concepts.
  • Probability density functions.
  • Goodness of fit methods.
  • Lifetime data analysis methodology.
  • Failure and repair historical data.
  • LDA case studies applied to different equipment such as pumps, compressors, valves, susbsea equipment.
  • Case studies applied to different industries such as Oil and gas, transportation and aerospace and defence industries.

The LDA training can be customized to the client demand and be performed together with other training concerning a client cases study assessment.

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Lifetime Data Analysis Course Brochure
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Integrated Logistic Support (ILS)

What is ILS ?

 

ILS aims to define  and influence positively te assets design concerning  logistic optimization based on the aspects the follows:

 

 ·       Influence on Product Design:  Ensure where appropriate, that product design 

 

 ·       Design the Support Solution: Create an integrated Support Solution to optimize 

 

 ·       Deliver the Initial Support Package:  Decide and procure the facilities, services, tools, spares and manpower required to support the product for a given period.

 

 ·       Acquisition of Product: ILS applies to the acquisition of all products including Technology Demonstrator Programs, major upgrades, software projects, collaborative projects and off-the-shelf procurement.

 

 ·       Supportability of Product (Su): ILS will be applied to ensure that the product is designed to be supportable, that the necessary support infrastructure is put in place.

 

 ·       Requirement for ILS:  ILS is still required even when the product selected is already developed, is Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) or Military Off the Shelf (MOTS), and design.

 

What can you expect ?

  •  To understand ILS program phases concept as basic of ILS program implementation.
  •  To understand the ILS main factos such as Influence on design, Design the support solution, Support package, Acquisition of product, Supportability and requirement.
  •  To understand the interaction of RAM programs and ILS program.
  •  To understand how to use the result of RAM analysis, FMEA, RCM during LORA and ILS program inplemnentation.
  •  To define hte equipment list from system to LRU level.
  •  To understand how to assess all information from ILS assessemnt into Life cycle cost and opt.
  • To optimize spare parts and maintenance schedules by minimizing lifecycle cost and/or maximize availability.

 

Two days training is proposed to cover the ILS topics such as:

  • ILS program phases and basic concepts;
  • ILS factors;
  • ILS interaction with RAM program;
  • Lifetime data analysis methodology;
  • Supportability based on LDA, RAM analysis, FMEA and RCM results;
  • Hierarchy definition from system level to LRU level;
  • Life cycle cost analysis;
  • Spare parts, Maintenance schedule and Life cycle cost optimization
  • Case studies applied to different industries such as Oil and gas, transportation and aerospace and defence industries.

The ILS training can be customized to the client demand and be performed together with other training concerning a client cases study assessment.

 

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