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Improving Maintainability and Reliability through Design - Graham Thompson

Improving Maintainability and Reliability through Design

Hardcover Published: 31st October 1999
ISBN: 9781860581359
Number Of Pages: 216

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Maintenance and reliability begins with good design

Improving Maintainability and Reliability Through Design offers engineers a unique perspective on the topic, presenting each stage of the design process in the context of maintenance and reliability improvements. Applicable to the process industries, general manufacturing, and consumer products, this book details opportunities for improvement in specification and initial tenders; concept generation, development, and evaluation; schematic and detail design; creative design, synthesis, and analysis; and beyond. The principles and practical methods described here provide a clear, high-utility reference for anyone in a design-related function.

Introductionp. 1
Opportunities to influence designp. 5
Maintainability and reliability: basic principlesp. 17
Design Reviewp. 39
Equipment Evaluationp. 51
System Evaluation: Parameter Profile Analysisp. 81
Failure Mode Analysisp. 91
Specifications, Contracts, and Managementp. 109
Concept Designp. 121
Equipment Design Principles for Maintainability and Reliabilityp. 135
Design for Reliabilityp. 157
Design Actions to Reduce Ongoing Maintenance Costsp. 172
The Feedback of Information to Designp. 179
Condition Monitoringp. 191
Creativity and Creative Problem Solvingp. 197
Mean Failure Rate Datap. 211
Indexp. 213
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ISBN: 9781860581359
ISBN-10: 1860581358
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 31st October 1999
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 16.5  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 1

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