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by: Lindley R. Higgins, Dale P. Brautigam, R. Keith Mobley (Editor)

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Generations of engineers and managers have turned to this popular handbook for expert guidance on maintenance for all types of facilities, including industrial plants, power generating stations, refineries, schools, hospitals, and office buildings. Now revised and updated with 40% new materials, the Fifth Edition offers you detailed information on every aspect of maintenance engineering - from new technical advances to maintaining the latest machinery.

You'll find practical advice from 55 specialists on the organization and management of the maintenance functionestablishing costs and controls.maintenance of plant facilities..sanitation and housekeeping..maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipmentand maintenance of service equipment.

The Fifth Edition also discusses new ways of using computers to manage maintenance procedures for machinery, physical plant, and fixed support service - and presents all-new material on lubrication, instruments and vibration, and chemical corrosion control and cleaning. Whether you're a plant engineer, facilities manager, or maintenance engineer, this updated handbook will give you on-the-job information and skills needed to solve virtually any maintenance problem.




Reference Tables

Sect. 1. Organization and Management of the Maintenance Function

Ch. 1. Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Maintenance

By Lindley R. Higgins

Ch. 2. Operating Policies by which Maintenance Should Be Guided

By Charles E. Knight

Ch. 3. Operating Policies to Reduce Maintenance Work

By James D. Quinn

Ch. 4. Reports from Maintenance

By Ernest S. Beachley

Ch. 5. Area and Centralized Maintenance Control

By Joseph McGuen

Ch. 6. Incentive Payment of Maintenance Workers

By W. Colebrook Cooling

Sect. 2. Establishing the Costs and Controls of Maintenance

Ch. 1. Work Measurement

By W. Colebrook Cooling

Ch. 2. Rating and Evaluating Maintenance Workers

By Frank Halchin

Ch. 3. Work Simplification in Maintenance

By Raymond I. Reul

Ch. 4. Estimating Repair and Maintenance Costs

By Nicholas Fostar

Ch. 5. Small-Plant Maintenance Control

By W. Colebrook Cooling

Ch. 6. Maintenance Stores and Inventory Control

By John C. Martin

Ch. 7. Maintenance Stores

By John C. Martin

Sect. 3. The Horizons of Maintenance Management

Ch. 1. Corrective Maintenance

By R. Keith Mobley

Ch. 2. Predictive Maintenance

By R. Keith Mobley

Ch. 3. An Introduction to the Computer in Maintenance

By Craig S. Atwater

Ch. 4. Computerized Planning and Scheduling

By Richard Davies

Ch. 5. New Horizons of Maintenance Stores and Inventory Control

By Ann Voll

Ch. 6. A Directory of Computer Terminology

By Joseph A. MacDonald

Sect. 4. Maintenance of Plant Facilities

Ch. 1. Low-Sloped Membrane Roofs

By Donald R. Mapes, Dennis J. McNeil

Ch. 2. Concrete Industrial Floor Surfaces: Design, Installation, Repair, and Maintenance

By Robert F. Ytterberg

Ch. 3. Painting and Protective Coatings

By Bryant (Web) Chandler

Ch. 4. Maintenance and Cleaning of Brick Masonry Structures

By Brian E. Trimble

Ch. 5. Maintenance of Elevators and Special Lifts

By Jerry Robertson

Sect. 5. Sanitation and Housekeeping

Ch. 1. Organizing the Sanitation-Housekeeping Personnel

By Mohe H. Solworth, Carl L. Hagan

Ch. 2. Maintaining Plant Sanitation and Housekeeping

By Mohe H. Solworth, Carl L. Hagan

Ch. 3. Industrial Housekeeping

By Carl L. Hagan

Ch. 4. Cleaning Industrial Plant Offices

By Gorman Sterzinger, Carl L. Hagan

Sect. 6. Maintenance of Mechanical Equipment

Ch. 1. Plain Bearings

By William A. Yahraus, George R. Kingsbury

Ch. 2. Rolling Bearings

By Daniel R. Snyder

Ch. 3. Flexible Couplings for Power Transmission

By Donald B. Cutler

Ch. 4. Chains for Power Transmission

By Frank B. Kempf

Ch. 5. Cranes: Overhead and Gantry

By William S. Chapin

Ch. 6. Chain Hoists

By R. C. Dearstyne

Ch. 7. Belt Drives

By Tom Lovin

Ch. 8. Mechanical Variable-Speed Drives

By Edward F. Crome, Jr.

Ch. 9. Gear Drives and Speed Reducers

By Robert G. Smith

Sect. 7. Maintenance of Electrical Equipment

Ch. 1. Electric Motors

By A. F. Ohnacker, James S. Bowers, Frank W. Ceney

Ch. 2. Maintenance of Motor Control Components

By Kenneth L. Paape

Ch. 3. Maintenance of Industrial Batteries

By Richard L. Kreutzfeldt

Ch. 4. Illumination

By Berlon C. Cooper

Contributors: Philips Lighting Co.

Sect. 8. Maintenance of Service Equipment

Ch. 1. Air-Conditioning Equipment

By Martin A. Scicchitano

Ch. 2. Ventilating Fans and Exhaust Systems

By Richard P. Wojcik

Ch. 3. Dust-Collecting and Air-Cleaning Equipment

By Lee Twombly, Samuel G. Dunkle

Ch. 4. Reciprocating Air Compressors

By M. F. Baecker

Ch. 5. Valves

By Joseph J. Haddad

Ch. 6. Piping

By Tyler G. Hicks

Ch. 7. Scaffolds and Ladders

By Colin P. Bennett

Sect. 9. Lubrication

Ch. 1. Science and Technology of Lubrication

By Dale P. Brautigam

Ch. 2. Organization and Management of Lubrication

By F. Alverson, T. C. Mead, W. H. Stein, A. C. White

Ch. 3. Basic Functions, Types, and Terminology of Lubrication

By Dale P. Brautigam

Ch. 4. The Science and Technology of Lubrication

By F. Alverson, T. C. Mead, W. H. Stein, A. C. White

Ch. 5. Lubricating Devices and Systems

By Duane C. Allen, Dale P. Brautigam

Ch. 6. Additional Lubricants

By Dale P. Brautigam

Sect. 10. Instruments and Vibration

Ch. 1. Mechanical Instruments for Measuring Vibration

By R. Keith Mobley

Ch. 2. Electrical Instruments for Measuring, Servicing, and Testing

By R. Keith Mobley

Ch. 3. Vibration: Its Analysis and Correction

By R. Keith Mobley

Sect. 11. Maintenance Welding

Ch. 1. Arc Welding in Maintenance

By J. E. Hinkel

Ch. 2. Gas Welding in Maintenance

Contributors: Engineers of L-TEC Welding and Cutting Systems

Sect. 12. Chemical Corrosion Control and Cleaning

Ch. 1. Corrosion Control

By Denny Bardoliwalla, Klaus Wittel

Ch. 2. Industrial Chemical Cleaning

By Robert Haydu, W. Emerson Brantley III, Jerry Casenheiser



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