Condition Monitoring and Product Life Cycle Management


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have comprehension of maintenance schemes and economic benefits, scope and limitation, and preventive maintenance. The maintenance strategies apply to various problems in the industrial sectors
  • Have comprehension of the need for a modern technological approach for plant maintenance and reduction in maintenance expenditure
  • Have comprehension of the concept of product data, information, structures and Project Lifecycle Management (PLM) fundamentals
  • Have comprehension of PLM measureable benefits of costs for daily operations, material, labour productivity and quality
  • Learning PLM tools and standards, database integration, system roles, and optimisation
  • Have comprehension of various case study model of engineering industrial and manufacturing service


  • Be able to analyse 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, modern testing equipment and identifications of malfunction
  • Be able to apply PLM strategies for different organisation verticals, product developments, sales, after sales, marketing and subcontracting
  • Be able to implement PLM in electronic business, product management, collaboration, and for service industry


  • 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 provide solutions for modern technologies and cost reduction expenditure methodologies in maintenance
  • Be able to provide PLM strategies and scaled benefits of overall costs for various factors
  • Be able to develop PLM in industry sectors and service manufacturers by advanced tool and standards for maximum optimisation

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 codeN-APEL-K1-3A
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