By Andrew K. S. Jardine, Albert H. C. Tsang

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1973, first edition
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A thoroughly revised and up-to-date version of a bestseller, Maintenance, alternative, and Reliability: conception and Applications, Second Edition provides the instruments wanted for making data-driven actual asset administration judgements.

The well-received first variation quick grew to become a mainstay for professors, scholars, and execs, with its transparent presentation of techniques instantly acceptable to real-life events. even though, examine is ongoing and incessant in just a couple of brief years, a lot has changed.

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Milwaukee, WI: ASQ Quality Press. , and F. Gotoh. 1992. TPM Implementation: A Japanese Approach. New York: McGraw-Hill. C. 2002. Strategic dimensions of maintenance management. International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management 8(1), 7–39. L. Brown. 1999. Managing the maintenance performance of an electricity utility through the use of balanced scorecards. New Engineering Journal 2(3), 22–29. K. Chan. 2000. TPM implementation in China: a case study. International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management 17(2), 144–157.

Following the general principles of ISO standards for management systems, it prescribes what has to be done, not how to do it. Justifications for the adopted practices must be documented, and evidence for what is being done must be made available for independent audits. As its title implies, PAS 55-2 provides guidance on implementation of PAS 55-1 compliant asset management systems. PAS 55 is not sector specific; rather, it is applicable to organizations with any type or distribution of physical assets and asset ownership structure.

This can be accomplished by maintaining equipment in good basic conditions through proper cleaning and effective lubrication, restoring the condition of deteriorated parts, and enhancing the operation, setup, inspection, and maintenance skills of operators. Traditionally, these duties fall outside the responsibilities of the machine operator, whose role is nothing else but to operate the machine; when it breaks down, the operator’s duty is to request maintenance to fix it. Thus, TPM involves a restructuring of work relating to equipment maintenance.

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