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|Format:||Hardback, 272 pages|
|Other Information: ||100 line illustrations, index|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 15 September 1997|
Devising optimal strategy for maintaining industrial plant can be a difficult task of daunting complexity. This book aims to provide the plant engineer with a comprehensive and systematic approach, a framework of guidelines, for tackling this problem, i.e. for deciding maintenance objectives, formulating equipment life plans and plant maintenance schedules, designing the maintenance organisation and setting up appropriate systems of documentation and control. The author, Anthony Kelly, an experienced international consultant and lecturer on this subject, calls his approach Business-Centred Maintenance (BCM) because it springs from, and is driven by, the identification of business objectives, which are then translated into maintenance objectives and which underpin the maintenance strategy formulation. For the first time, maintenance management is analysed from the perspective of the whole company and thus makes sense not only technologically but also in economic and business terms. It is a complete guide to maintenance from a whole-company perspective. It is written by best-selling and world-renowned author.
Table of Contents
Maintenance and the industrial organization; Plant acquisition policy and maintenance life-cycle costs; Formulation of maintenance strategy, a business centred approach; The structure of a plant; The reliability of plant components; The reliability of plant systems; Maintenance objectives; Principles of preventive maintenance; Determining the life plan and schedule: The top-down bottom-up approach; Controlling plant reliability; Case studies in maintenance strategy; Exercises in maintenance strategy; Reliability Centred Maintenance; Total Productive Maintenance.
About the Author
Dr. Anthony Kelly is a maintenance consultant of many years' experience. He has carried out more than sixty major maintenance consultancy projects worldwide and over the last fifteen years he has also held industrial or visiting professorships at Central Queensland University (Australia), University of Stellenbosch (South Africa) and Hogskolen I Stavanger (Norway).
Complete guide to maintenance from a whole-company perspective Best-selling and world-renowned author Complementary to RCM (Moubray) & TPM (Wilmott)
|Publisher: ||Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||24.38 x 16.31 x 2.16 centimeters (0.57 kg)|