Guide to Optimal Maintenance & Reliability--Article Index

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1 Optimizing via Best Practices

  • 1 What Is a Best Practice?
  • 2 Terminology
  • 3 What do Best Practices have to do with Maintenance and Reliability?
  • 4 Examples of Maintenance and Reliability Benchmarks
  • 5 Basic Test on Maintenance and Reliability Knowledge
  • 6 Summary
  • 7 QUIZ

2 Culture and Leadership

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Terminology
  • 3 Leadership and Organizational Culture
  • 4 Strategic Framework: Vision, Mission, and Goals
  • 5 Change Management
  • 6 Reliability Culture
  • 7 Measures of Performance
  • 8 Summary
  • 9 QUIZ

3 Understanding Maintenance

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Terminology
  • 3 Maintenance Approaches
  • 4 Other Maintenance Practices
  • 5 Maintenance Management System: CMMS
  • 6 Maintenance Quality
  • 7 Maintenance Assessment and Improvement
  • 8 Summary
  • 9 QUIZ

4 Work Management: Planning and Scheduling

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Terminology
  • 3 Work Flow and Roles
  • 4 Work Classification and Prioritization
  • 5 Planning Process
  • 6 Scheduling Process
  • 7 Turnarounds and Shutdowns
  • 8 Measures of Performance
  • 9 Summary
  • 10 QUIZ

5 Materials, Parts, and Inventory Management

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Terminology
  • 3 Types of Inventory
  • 4 Physical Layout and Storage Equipment
  • 5 Optimizing Tools and Techniques
  • 6 Measures of Performance
  • 7 Summary
  • 8 QUIZ

6 Measuring and Designing for Reliability and Maintainability

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Terminology
  • 3 Defining and Measuring Reliability and Other Terms
  • 4 Designing and Building for Maintenance and Reliability
  • 5 Summary
  • 6 QUIZ

7 Operator Driven Reliability

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Terminology
  • 3 The Role of Operations
  • 4 Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
  • 5 Workplace Organization: 5S
  • 6 Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • 7 Measures of Performance
  • 8 Summary
  • 9 QUIZ

8 Maintenance Optimization

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Terminology
  • 3 Understanding Failures and Maintenance Strategies
  • 4 Maintenance Strategy — RCM
  • 5 Maintenance Strategy — CBM
  • 6 Other Maintenance Strategies
  • 7 Summary
  • 8 QUIZ

9 Managing Performance

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Terminology
  • 3 Identifying Performance Measures
  • 4 Data Collection and Data Quality
  • 5 Benchmarking and Benchmarks
  • 6 Summary
  • 7 QUIZ

10 Workforce Management

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Terminology
  • 3 Employee Life Cycle
  • 4 Understanding the Generation Gap
  • 5 Communication Skills
  • 6 People Development
  • 7 Resource Management and Organization Structure
  • 8 Measures of Performance
  • 9 Summary
  • 10 QUIZ

11 Maintenance Analysis and Improvement Tools

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Terminology
  • 3 Maintenance Root Cause Analysis Tools
  • 4 Six Sigma and Quality Maintenance Tools
  • 5 Lean Maintenance Tools
  • 6 Other Analysis and Improvement Tools
  • 7 Summary
  • 8 QUIZ

12 Current Trends and Practices

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Terminology
  • 3 Sustainability, Energy Management, and the Green Initiative
  • 4 Personnel, Facility, and Arc Flash Safety
  • 5 Risk Management
  • 6 Corrosion Control
  • 7 Systems Engineering and Configuration Management
  • 8 Standards and Standardization
  • 9 Summary
  • 10 QUIZ

13 Final Exam!!

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