Maintenance has become one of the most important aspects of industrial activities. It directly affects quality, productivity, profit, safety and environment. This compact yet comprehensive book deals with almost all the maintenance systems available in literature. These systems are divided into groups and subgroups, and the text gives, for better understanding, a comparison of these on the basis of their advantages and disadvantages. Besides, the text discusses the methods of selecting a maintenance system for industrial plants as well as for individual equipment. It focuses on the policies, strategies and options that can be adopted for selecting a proper maintenance system.
KEY FEATURES :
Presents the maintenance system in the form of a simple and logical flow chart that is easy to understand, follow and use.
Discusses Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM), and Quality Maintenance (QM).
Describes the various systems along with explanation, comparison and stages.
The book is intended for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Engineering (Mechanical/Industrial and Production Engineering) and postgraduate students of management. In addition, practising managers should find the book quite useful.