A Case Study on Connected Maintenance Reliability:
Integrating Combined Hardware and Software
Maintenance Tools in a University Setting

Recorded: October 25, 2018 at 2:00pm ET

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During the summer of 2018, an intern from the University of Tennessee partnered with Fluke Accelix, a connected reliability framework, to establish the reliability program for the University's maintenance program. The plan was created on the foundation that by bringing wireless portable tools, fixed sensors, and an asset management system together would provide a system that would deliver maximized uptime and extend the life of their equipment.

Over the course of the summer, the installed mechanical, electrical, and power monitoring tools provided actionable data that, when combined with a computer maintenance management system, allowed the maintenance team to monitor and make better repair and replace decisions on their equipment. This webinar will explain the overall plan, the hardware and software tools used, the implementation of the plan, and the results.

Attend this webinar to:

  • Learn about the Reliability & Maintainability Center at the University of Tennessee, the goals of the program, and the impact it has on students
  • Hear the current and desired state of the maintenance program for the Reliability & Maintainability Center at the University of Tennessee
  • Hear about the importance of an integrated hardware and software program for the University
  • Learn about the Fluke Connect Student Contest and how it would benefit your students



Frederic Baudart
Lead Product Application Specialist
Fluke Corporation

Frederic Baudart is a product application for Fluke Corp., focusing on the company's process, electrical, and mechanical product lines. He has 20 year of experience in field service engineering work and the preventive maintenance industry. He has held various field services and technical positions with responsibility for installation and commissioning as well as services management roles. He is also Thermal/Infared Thermography Level I certified. Baudart holds technical degrees in electrical and instrumentation engineering from Chome-Wynz technical college in Brussels, Belgium.



Tanner Patrick
Student, University of Tennessee
Summer Intern, Fluke Corporation

Tanner Patrick is a senior at the University of Tennessee, studying Industrial Engineering with a minor in Reliability and Maintainability. He currently works as an undergraduate assistant for the Reliability & Maintainability Center at UT on various projects including reducing energy consumption on campus, as well as creating a realistic factory lab that displays the latest innovations and best practices in the field of reliability. He has experience as a student worker for MTSU's Environmental Health & Safety Department along with serving as the Reliability & Maintainability Intern for the Fluke Digital Systems team this past summer. He was tasked with bringing the Accelix platform to the University and continues to work closely with this program as the RMC's factory lab progresses.


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