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Engineering Maintainability: : How to Design for Reliability and Easy Maintenance - B. S. Dhillon

Engineering Maintainability:

How to Design for Reliability and Easy Maintenance

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Published: 30th June 1999
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This book provides the guidelines and fundamental methods of estimation and calculation needed by maintainability engineers. It also covers the management of maintainability efforts, including issues of organizational structure, cost, and planning processes. Questions and problems conclude each chapter.

Introduction.What is Maintainability?
The Importance, Purpose, and Results of Maintainability Efforts
Maintainability in the Government Procurement Process and in the Commercial Sector
Maintenance Engineering Versus Maintainability Engineering
Maintainability Science and Downtime
Maintainability Standards, Handbooks, and Information Sources
Maintainability Terms and Definitions
Problems
References
Maintainability Management. Introduction
Maintainability Management Functions in the Product Life Cycle
Maintainability Organization Functions and Tasks
Maintainability Organizational Structures
Maintainability Program Plan
Personnel Associated with Maintainability
Maintainability Design Reviews
Problems
References
Maintainability Measures, Functions, And Models. Introduction
Maintainability Measures
Maintainability Functions
System Effectiveness and Related Availability and Dependability Models
Mathematical Models. Problems
References
Maintainability Tools Introduction
Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis
Fault Tree Analysis
Cause and Effect Diagram
Total Quality Management
Maintainability Allocation
Problems
References
Specific Maintainability Design Considerations. Introduction
Maintainability Design Characteristics
Standardization
Interchangeability
Modularization
Simplification
Accessibility
Identification
Accessibility and Identification Checklist
General Maintainability Design Guidelines and Common Maintainability Design Errors
Problems
References
Human Factors Considerations. Introduction
Human Factors Problems in Maintenance and Typical Human Behaviors
Human Body Measurements
Human Sensory Capacities
Environmental Factors
Auditory and Visual Warning Devices
Selected Formulas for Human Factors
Problems
References
Safety Considerations. Introduction
Safety and Maintainability Design
Electrical, Mechanical, and Other Hazards
Safety Analysis Tools
Safety and Human Behavior
Safety Checklist
Problems
References
Cost Considerations.Introduction
Costs Associated with Maintainability
Reliability Cost
Discounting Formulas
Life Cycle Costing
Maintenance Cost Estimation Models
Maintainability, Maintenance Costs, and Cost Comparisons
Problems
References
Reliability-Centered Maintenance.Introduction
The Definition of Reliability-Centered Maintenance
The RCM Process. RCM Implementation
RCM Review Groups
Methods of Monitoring Equipment Condition
RCM Applications and Achievements
Reasons for RCM Failures
Problems
References
Maintainability Testing, Demonstration, And Data, Introduction
Planning and Control Requirements for Maintainability Testing and Demonstration
Test Approaches
Testing Methods
Preparing for Maintainability Demonstrations and Evaluating the Results
Checklists for Maintainability Demonstration Plans, Procedures, and Reports
Testability
Maintainability Data
Problems
References
Maintenance Models And Warranties.Introduction
Maintenance Models
Warranties
Problems
References
Topics In Reliability.Introduction
Reliability and Maintainability
Bathtub Hazard Rate Concept
Reliability Terms, Definitions, and Formulas
Static Structures
Dynamic Structures
System Availability
Reliability Data Sources
Problems
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780884152576
ISBN-10: 088415257X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 254
Published: 30th June 1999
Publisher: GULF PUB CO
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.44 x 15.77  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.59