European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

II-R05 RCM&RCFA
Reliability Centered Maintenance and Root Cause Failure Analysis

May 11 - 15, 2015
Stuttgart, Germany

Lecturers: Pertti Auerkari, Aleksandar S. Jovanovic, Karl Maile

Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) are methodologies used for logical decision-making process for analysis and definition of the equipment maintenance requirements, as well as for accident prevention. The focus of the course is on the damage mechanisms appearing in different industries. A large number of well elaborated examples is included.

The course provides advanced knowledge on Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA). It explains why these two methodologies are commonly used for logical decision-making process for analysis and definition of the equipment maintenance requirements, as well as for accident prevention.

In the end of the course attendees will be able to answer following questions:

  • What are different maintenance strategies?
  • Which strategy is to be applied in which case?
  • What are trendable and what are non-trendable damage mechanisms?
  • What is RCM and what are benefits?
  • What is RC(F)A and what are general analysis techniques?
  • What are types of damage and their specifics mechanisms?
  • What are general damage mechanisms, what are damage mechanisms specific for refining industry?
  • How reliable are NDT techniques and what are influencing factors.

The course is intended for staff mostly dealing with maintenance work in petroleum, process and power industries.

Get more info and register for the course now:


Registration deadline: May 15, 2015
Course venue:
Haus der Wirtschaft

Venue address:

Willi-Bleicher-Strasse 19
(Room K5 - access from Kienestraße 35)

70174 Stuttgart, Germany
http://www.hausderwirtschaft.de
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In the case of cancellation of the course by the organizers, the participants are entitled to the full reimbursement of the prepaid fees.
In the case of participant's cancellation less than 1 week prior to the course, the fees will be retained in full.
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