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Center for Predictive Maintenance

The Center for Predictive Maintenance at the University of South Carolina is an interdisciplinary group spanning four departments and includes students at all levels of education along with faculty members and military personnel.  The program combines research and implementation solutions to support the U.S. Army Aviation program.


CPM featured in Breakthrough Article
The Center for Predictive Maintenance is experiencing exciting new growth.  On August 15, the Center was featured in an article for USC.  The article talks about the future of the program with exciting new projects and a new larger facility. Read the full article here.
cpm article

2016 AHS Forum 72
This year, AHS International's 72nd Annual Forum and Technology Display was held in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The three-day conference included more than 265 presented technial papers along with insights and panel discussions by key decision makers.  The Center had two papers presented at this years forum: "Estimation of Economic Effectiveness of HUMS equipped AH-64 Aircrafts: An ROI Approach" presented by Tanzina Zaman and "A Training and Educational Demonstration for Improving Maintenance Practices" presented by Travis Edwards.

Visitors from the Department of Defense
The Center for Predictive Maintenance (CPM) gave a tour to visitors from the Department of Defense (DoD).  Visitors were first given a general briefing on the activities and history of the Center and then were given a tour of the facilities.  They were able to get an up close look at the various test stands at the Center and interact with CPM team members.

RMPIG meeting in Fort Worth, Texas

General Eisner and Dr. Bayoumi recently attended a Rotary Wing Maintenance Programs Industry Group (RMPIG) meeting held in Fort Worth, Texas.  The meeting was hosted by Bell Helicopter and attended by various people in industry, academia, and military.  Topics of discussion included HUMS for Credit, Power Usage Inspection Intervals, and Maintenance Steering Group (MSG-3) reviews.

msg3 trip