Condition Monitoring and Product Life Cycle Management


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have comprehension of the benefits of preventive and predictive maintenance and condition monitoring in the industrial sector
  • Have comprehension on the modern data driven approaches in condition monitoring
  • Have comprehension of the concept of product data and Project Lifecycle Management (PLM) fundamentals
  • Have comprehension of the use of databases and common data formats to manage, store and process data


  • Be able to analyse data for vibrational machinery condition monitoring and fundamental of effects of vibration. Measuring equipment includes sensors, signal conditioners, and recording elements
  • Be able to analyse typical case studies, and identifications of malfunctions
  • Be able to implement data driven modelling for condition monitoring and anomaly detection
  • Be able to assess the performance of data driven models for condition monitoring


  • Be able to monitor the condition and develop measurable preventive maintenance for given service industry problems
  • Be able to monitor machinery condition with vibration effects using various electronic equipment and scaled engineering approach
  • Be able to compare modern data driven models and algorithms for condition monitoring
  • Be able to apply a data driven approach to analyse and ¬†implement condition monitoring methods

Type of instruction

The course module will be targeted with a mixture of lectures, self-preparatory presentation by students, and discussion on various real time case studies supplemented with e-learning activities.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.



Name of examCondition Monitoring and Product Life Cycle Management
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleTilstandsovervågning og livscyklus styring for produkter
Module codeE-APEL-K1-3B
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Advanced Power Electronics)
Study BoardStudy Board of Build, Energy, Electronics and Mechanics in Esbjerg
DepartmentDepartment of Energy
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science