Maintainability, Availability, and Operational Readiness Engineering Handbook, Volume 1

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Prentice-Hall PTR, 1995 - Industrial equipment - 780 pages
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This book provides all the practical tools of designing for ease of maintenance and quantifying the maintainability, reliability, availablity, and operational readiness of all types of maintained equipment. Covers the benefits of an integrated reliability and maintainability engineering program in industry and government, with case histories.

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Contents

CHAPTER 2 SYSTEM EFFECTIVENESS
21
CHAPTER 3 MAINTENANCE
37
CHAPTER 4 MAINTAINABILITY DESIGN CRITERIA
49
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