Maintenance engineering handbook
Generations of engineers and managers have turned to this popular handbook for expert guidance on maintenance for all types of facilities, including industrial plants, power generating stations, refineries, schools, hospitals, and office buildings. Now revised and updated with 40% new material, the Fifth Edition offers you detailed information on every aspect of maintenance engineering - from new technical advances to maintaining the latest machinery. You'll find practical advice from 55 specialists on the organization and management of the maintenance function ... establishing costs and controls ... maintenance of plant facilities ... sanitation and housekeeping ... maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment ... and maintenance of service equipment. The Fifth Edition also discusses new ways of using computers to manage maintenance procedures for machinery, physical plant, and fixed support service - and presents all-new material on lubrication, instruments and vibration, and chemical corrosion control and cleaning. Whether you're a plant engineer, facilities manager, or maintenance engineer, this updated handbook will give you the on-the-job information and skills needed to solve virtually any maintenance problem!
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