Strategic Maintenance Planning

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Elsevier, Jun 28, 2006 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
Strategic Maintenance Planning deals with the concepts, principles and techniques of preventive maintenance, and shows how the complexity of maintenance strategic planning can be resolved by a systematic ‘Top-Down-Bottom-Up’ approach. It explains how to establish objectives for physical assets and maintenance resources, and how to formulate an appropriate life plan for plant. It then shows how to use the life plans to formulate a preventive maintenance schedule for the plant as a whole, along with a maintenance organization and a budget to ensure that maintenance work can be resourced.

This is one of three stand-alone volumes designed to provide maintenance professionals in any sector with a better understanding of maintenance management, enabling the identification of problems and the delivery of effective solutions.

* The first of three stand-alone companion books, focusing on the formulation of strategy and the planning aspects of maintenance management
* Learn how to establish objectives - for physical assets and maintenance resources; Formulate a life plan for each unit and a preventive maintenance schedule for the plant as a whole; Design a maintenance organization and budget to ensure that the maintenance work can be resourced
* With numerous review questions, exercises and case studies - selected to ensure coverage across a wide range of industries including processing, mining, food, power generation and transmission

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Maintenance objectives and task selection
The topdown bottomup approach
Controlling plant reliability
Case studies
Maintenance terminology
Insitu repair techniques
Introductory failure statistics

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Page 12 - Terotechnology is a combination of management, financial, engineering and other practices applied to physical assets in pursuit of economic life cycle costs. Its practice is concerned with the specification and design for reliability and maintainability of plant, machinery, equipment, buildings and structures, with their installation, commissioning, maintenance, modification and replacement, and with feedback of information on design, performance and costs.
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About the author (2006)

Dr Anthony Kelly is a lecturer at the University of Southampton Research & Graduate School of Education where he teaches game theory and decision making to managers and students.