$47.95

Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices, Second Edition
[PN: 9780831134341]

Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices, Second Edition

Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices, Second Edition
Ramesh Gulati
496 Pages, Hardcover
Published: August, 2012

Overview

Winner of first prize (Gold Award) in the RGVA book competition in Maintenance & Reliability at MARTS/Chicago in 2011.

The first edition of this award-winning book immediately became one of the most widely read texts by maintenance, reliability, operations, and safety professionals. It is also being used at many colleges and universities throughout the world. It has become a standard reference for anyone preparing for maintenance and reliability professional exams. In the time since original publication, this book has become a must-have guide and reference. It helps everyone ensure that their organization’s assets are operating as and when needed and at reasonable cost.

Features
• Features a streamlined flow for easier study and reference.
• Includes self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter.
• One of the first books to discuss asset management related standards, including the new ‘ISO-55000 Asset Management Standards.
• Provides new material on corrosion control, risk management, and operator-driven reliability.
• A separate Workbook (ISBN 9780831134358) has been prepared with the assistance of Christopher Mears.

Related:

Workbook to accompany Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices, Second Edition
 

TOC

Introducing Best Practices

• Introduction: What Is a Best Practice?
• Key Terms and Definitions
• What Do Best Practices Have to Do with Maintenance and Reliability?
• Examples of Maintenance and Reliability Benchmarks
• Basic Test on Maintenance and Reliaility Knowledge
• Summary
• Self Assessment Questions
• References and Suggested Readings
Culture and Leadership

• Introduction
• Key Terms and Definitions
• Leadership and Organizational Culture
• Strategic Framework: Vision, Mission, and Goals
• Change Management
• Reliability Culture
• Measures of Performance
• Summary
• Self Assessment Questions
• References and Suggested Reading
Understanding Maintenance

• Introduction
• Key Terms and Definitions
• Maintenance Approaches
• Maintenance Practices: Others
• Maintenance Management System: CMMS
• Maintenance Quality
• Maintenance Assessment and Improvement
• Summary
• Self Assessment Questions
• References and Suggested Reading
Work Management: Planning and Scheduling

• Introduction
• Key Terms and Definitions
• Work Flow and Roles
• Work Classification and Prioritization
• Planning Process
• Scheduling Process
• Turnarounds and Shutdowns
• Measures of Performance
• Summary
• Self Assessment Questions
• References and Suggested Reading
Materials, Parts, and Inventory Management

• Introduction
• Key Terms and Definitions
• Types of Inventory
• Physical Layout and Storage Equipment
• Optimizing Tools and Techniques
• Measures of Performance
• Summary
• Self Assessment Questions
• References and Suggested Reading
Measuring and Designing for Reliability and Maintainability

• Introduction
• Key Terms and Definitions
• Defining and Measuring Reliability and Other Terms
• Designing and Building for Maintenance and Reliability
• Summary
• Self Assessment Questions
• References and Suggested Reading
Operator Driven Reliability

• Introduction
• Key Terms and Definitions
• The Role of Operations
• Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
• Workplace Organization: 5S
• Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
• Measures of Performance
• Summary
• Self Assessment Questions
• References and Suggested Reading
Maintenance Optimization

• Introduction
• Key Terms and Definitions
• Understanding Failures and Maintenance Strategies
• Maintenance Strategy — RCM
• Maintenance Strategy — CBM
• Other Maintenance Strategiess
• Summary
• Self Assessment Questions
• References and Suggested Reading
Managing Performance

• Introduction
• Key Terms and Definitions
• Identifying Performance Measures
• Data Collection and Data Quality
• Benchmarking and Benchmarks
• Summary
• Self Assessment Questions
• References and Suggested Reading
Workforce Management

• Introduction
• Key Terms and Definitions
• Employee Life Cycle
• Understanding the Generation Gap
• Communication Skills
• People Development
• Resource Management and Organization Structure
• Measures of Performance
• Summary
• Self Assessment Questions
• References and Suggested Reading
Maintenance Analysis and Improvement Tools

• Introduction
• Key Terms and Definitions
• Maintenance Root Cause Analysis Tool
• Six Sigma and Quality Maintenance Tools
• Lean Maintenance Tools
• Other Analysis and Improvement Tools
• Summary 11.8 Self Assessment Questions
• References and Suggested Reading
Current Trends and Practices

• Introduction
• Key Terms and Definitions
• Energy Management, Sustainability, and the Green Initiative
• Personnel, Facility, and Arc Flash Safety
• Risk Management
• Corrosion Control
• Systems Engineering and Configuration Management
• Standards and Standardization
• Summary
• Self Assessment Questions
• References and Suggested Reading
Appendix for Chapter 1

• Best Practices Q–A: Answer Key and Explanation
Index

Reviews
Quick Find
 
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
0 items
Share Product
Share via E-Mail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Buzz Share on Digg