Maintenance Management of Heavy Duty Construction Plant and Equipment
This book provides succinct guidance on the management of the maintenance of construction plant, bringing together information which is only currently found dispersed amongst other publications. Topics covered include: costs of maintenance; condition-based monitoring techniques; root cause failure analysis; health and safety; electronic documentation and record keeping; and directions for future research. Where appropriate, standard charts and reports - which can be adapted and used by the reader - are included. Chapters include: introduction to construction plant; the need to maintain construction plant and equipment; the costs of plant ownership; predictive and fixed time to maintenance strategies; condition based predictive maintenance techniques; CBPM: uses oil analysis; proactive maintenance; safety training and plant operators' procedures; record keeping and the application of information; technology.
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