The design, development and implementation are described of a final year degree-course module entitled ‘Plant Monitoring and Diagnostics’. This optional module forms an integrated part of the Mechanical Engineering degree course at Manchester University, and attempts to complete the range of a graduate’s knowledge, ability and skill that is demanded by modern industry. Course structure, content and laboratory work are discussed; industrial collaboration and hands-on experience are described, and the standards achieved by the course are investigated.
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