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Author Narayan, V.

Title Effective maintenance management : risk and reliability strategies for optimizing performance / V. Narayan
Published New York : Industrial Press, [2004]


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Description xvii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Contents: Ch. 1. The production and distribution process -- Ch. 2. Process functions -- Ch. 3. Reliability engineering for the maintenance practitioner -- Ch. 4. Failure, its nature and characteristics -- Ch. 5. Life cycle aspects of risks in process plants -- Ch. 6. Process plant shutdown -- Ch. 7. Facets of risk -- Ch. 8. The escalation of events -- Ch. 9. Maintenance -- Ch. 10. Risk reduction -- Ch. 11. Information for decision making -- Ch. 12. Improving system effectiveness
Summary Summary: "Providing a clear explanation of the value and benefits of maintenance, this 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 risk of safety or environmental incidents, adverse publicity, and loss of profitability. In addition to discussing risk reduction tools, it explains their applicability to specific situations, thereby enabling you to select the tool that best fits your requirements. Intended to bridge the gap between designers/maintainers and reliability engineers, this guide is sure to help businesses utilize their assets more effectively, safely, and profitably."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Plant maintenance -- Management.
Reliability (Engineering)
Risk management.
LC no. 2003055881
ISBN 0831131780