Reliability-centered Maintenance

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Industrial Press Inc., Jan 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 448 pages
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Initially developed by the aviation industry, RCM is rapidly becoming fundamental to the practice of maintenance management and is now in use at hundreds of industrial and service organizations around the world. This book provides an authoritative and practical explanation of what RCM is and how it can be applied. It is of vital importance to anyone concerned with productivity, quality, safety, and environmental integrity. Written by an expert in the field who has helped users apply RCM and its more modern derivative, RCM2, at more than 600 sites in 32 countries. The second edition includes more than 100 pages of new material on:
  • condition monitoring
  • the analysis of functions and failures
  • human error
  • the management risk
  • failure finding
  • the measurement maintenance performance
  

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It's a very useful reference about reliability engineer

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Contents

Functions
21
Functional Failures
45
Failure Consequences
90
Preventive Tasks
129
Predictive Tasks
144
Failurefinding
170
Other Default Actions
187
Implementing RCM Recommendations
212
Actuarial Analysis and Failure Data
235
Applying the RCM Process
261
What RCM Achieves
292
A Brief History of RCM
318
Human error
335
Condition monitoring
348
Glossary
412
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Moubray spent his early career developing and implementing maintenance management systems, forst as a paint engineer then as a consultant. In the early 1980s he began to focus on the industrial application of RCM. In 1986 he set up Aladon Ltd, a consulting and training company based in Lutterworth, U.K. He is currently managing director of Aladon.

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