Effective Maintenance Management: Risk and Reliability
Strategies for Optimizing Performance - $49.95
Providing readers with a clear
rationale for doing maintenance, this completely updated
edition and unique guide is written in a language and style
that practicing engineers and managers can understand and
Management examines the role of maintenance in minimizing the
risks relating to safety or environmental incidents, adverse
publicity, and loss of profitability.
In addition to discussing risk
reduction tools, it explains their applicability to specific
situations so the readers can select the tool that fits their
Aiding to bridge the gap
between designers/maintainers and reliability engineers, this
guide is sure to help businesses utilize their assets
effectively, safely, and profitably.
• Provides a risk reduction model which links maintenance to
• Enables readers to make the link between maintenance on one
hand and safety, profitability, and asset life on the other.
• Examines risks faced during the life cycle of a process
• Discusses a high cost, high downtime maintenance activity,
namely plant shutdowns.
• Provides an in-depth look at qualitative and quantitative
• Includes a table of codes that can be used directly or
adapted for use in most maintenance management systems.
• Keeps mathematics to a minimum.
• Includes chapter previews and summaries, a list of acronyms,
and a glossary of terms.
Table of Contents
• The Production and Distribution Process
• Process Functions
• Reliability Engineering for the Maintenance Practitioner
• Failure, its Nature and Characteristics
• Life Cycle Aspects of Risks in Process Plants
• Process Plant Shutdowns
• Facets of Risk
• The Escalation of Events
• Risk Reduction
• Information for Decision Making
• Improving System Effectiveness