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

Maintenance

Risk Reduction

Information for Decision Making

Improving System Effectiveness


Effective Maintenance Management: Risk and Reliability Strategies for Optimizing Performance 2nd Edition
by V. Narayan    300 pages    2011  ISBN: 9780831134440

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Overview

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 apply easily.

Effective Maintenance 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 requirements.

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.

Features

Provides a risk reduction model which links maintenance to these risks.
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 plant.
Discusses a high cost, high downtime maintenance activity, namely plant shutdowns.
Provides an in-depth look at qualitative and quantitative risks.
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
Maintenance
Risk Reduction
Information for Decision Making
Improving System Effectiveness

 
 
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