The consequences of failures and unscheduled maintenance are the reasons why engineers have been trying to increase the reliability of industrial equipment for years. In modern solutions, predictive maintenance is a frequently used method. It allows to forecast failures and alert about their possibility. This paper presents a summary of the machine learning algorithms that can be used in predictive maintenance and comparison of their performance. The analysis was made on the basis of data set from Microsoft Azure AI Gallery. The paper presents a comprehensive approach to the issue including feature engineering, preprocessing, dimensionality reduction techniques, as well as tuning of model parameters in order to obtain the highest possible performance. The conducted research allowed to conclude that in the analysed case , the best algorithm achieved 99.92% accuracy out of over 122 thousand test data records. In conclusion, predictive maintenance based on machine learning represents the future of machine reliability in industry.


machine learning; random forest; predictive maintenance; neural networks

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Published : 2020-09-30

Gęca, J. (2020). PERFORMANCE COMPARISON OF MACHINE LEARNING ALGORITHMS FOR PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE. Informatyka, Automatyka, Pomiary W Gospodarce I Ochronie Środowiska, 10(3), 32-35.

Jakub Gęca
Lublin University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lublin, Poland  Poland