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Maintenance & Reliability

Relying on a group of widely–known and respected authors, Industrial Press offers what is arguably the most extensive list of maintenance and reliability book titles of any publisher. From best practices to performing shutdowns and outages to executing a balanced scorecard to the financial approach of total productive maintenance to risk and reliability strategies to asset maintenance and machine maintenance to overall equipment effectiveness, Industrial Press covers the subject thoroughly and effectively.

 

  1. The Little Black Book of Maintenance Excellence (eBook only)

    This book provides an introduction to the concept of "excellence" in the several forms of maintenance used during the life of any system or facility. Rather than simply focusing on "how to get the work done", this concise resource focuses on Maintenance Excellence and meeting its objectives more effectively and more efficiently. Uniquely designed for busy people who want and need to learn more about maintenance excellence but have a limited amount of time to do so, each chapter is designed to provide a standalone learning opportunity.


    Note that this book is no longer available in printed form, but it is available as an eBook.

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    $29.95
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  2. Smart Inventory Solutions, 2nd Edition

    This is a Print-On-Demand book and is printed upon receipt of your order. It is not returnable except for product defects. Delivery will take approximately 10 to 14 days.

     

    This second edition will help you get the right parts, in the right place, at the right time, for the right reason. Fully revised, it provides specific coverage of the issues faced in, and requirements for, managing engineering materials and spare parts and what to do to improve your results. The concepts, ideas, tools, and processes in this book have helped many companies achieve and sustain results that other inventory tools and approaches just could not match. And it is sure to help you achieve true inventory optimization as well!

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    $54.95
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  3. Asset Management Insights

    Uniquely organized, Asset Management Insights follows the life cycle of industrial assets and infrastructures. Indeed, one of the fundamental points of the definition of asset management is its management perspective covering the entire life cycle of assets rather than specific segments such as maintenance.

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    $44.95
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  4. All-in-One Manual of Industrial Piping Practice and Maintenance

    Books on design of pipelines, and equipment such as pumps and compressors are available but almost none on the piping that carries fluid to and fro. This practical, no-frills book offers complete coverage of piping practices and maintenance all in one place. Written by a professional with 35 years of hands-on knowledge and experience in pipeline building, operating, and maintenance, this manual is designed to be kept at the ready, on the shop floor. Maintenance engineers and managers will wonder how they've survived so long without it!

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  5. Maintenance Planning, Coordination, & Scheduling

    Based on real-world experience this invaluable guide and reference tells the whole story of maintenance planning from beginning to end in a concise and easy-to-follow manner. Written by well-known professionals this edition focuses specifically on the preparatory tasks that lead to effective utilization and application of maintenance resources in the interest of the reliability essential to business objectives. It comprehensively examines the job preparation process from job scoping and planning, to determination of material requirements, estimation of labor requirements and job duration, coordination of all involved parties, and job scheduling. And it includes essential metrics for measuring performance of all contributing functions. It is a vital training document for planners, an educational document for those to whom planners are responsible, and a valuable guide for those who interface with the planning and scheduling function and are dependent upon the many contributions of planning and scheduling operational excellence.

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  6. Workbook for Improving Maintenance and Reliability Through Cultural Change

    Steve Thomas explains to middle managers in the manufacturing and process industries how to improve maintenance and reliability performance at the plant level by changing their organization’s culture. In so doing he demystifies the concept of organizational culture and links it with the eight elements of change: leadership, work process, structure, group learning, technology, communication, inter-relationships, and rewards. He goes on to effectively demonstrate how to break the cycle of failed improvement programs and instead use cultural change to help make significant and lasting improvements in plant performance.

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    $39.95
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  7. Spare Parts Inventory Management

    Spare Parts Inventory Management: A Complete Guide to Sparesology™ by Philip Slater covers the whole part’s life cycle, from initial purchase to final disposal, and addresses issues throughout, including maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO). The author, Phillip Slater, was described in a recent podcast as “truly one of the leaders in the MRO information segment.”

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  8. Effective Maintenance Management, Second Edition

    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.

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  9. Reliability-Centered Maintenance, Second Edition

    Initially developed by the aviation industry, RCM is rapidly becoming fundamental to the practice of maintenance management and is now in use at hundreds of industrial and service organizations around the world. This book provides an authoritative and practical explanation of what RCM is and how it can be applied. It is of vital importance to anyone concerned with productivity, quality, safety, and environmental integrity.

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    $79.95
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  10. A Roadmap to Green Supply Chains

    This book shows the relationship between the sustainability movement and supply chains. It provides a guide for supply chain professionals, as well as government officials, corporate executives, and institutional leaders on how to direct their purchasing power so that they source products that not only fill the needs of their organizations, but that also contribute to the health and well-being of the planet.  The author, Dr. Kevin Lyons, Ph.D., combined his experiences as the Chief Procurement Officer at Rutgers University with his own unique supply chain archaeology. His archaeological research involved sifting through garbage dumps where he examined the discarded products he procured for the university.  Working backwards, he developed systems and techniques for making sure sustainable products entered the supply chain from the start. And once they no longer served their intended purpose, they were recycled or reused.

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  11. The Reliability Excellence Workbook

    Reading this book is like having a consultant sitting across the table, helping to drive your organization along a continuum of reliability improvement. The author introduces a concept, provides space for readers to record their experiences and observations, offers anecdotal examples and approaches, and drives readers to potential solutions.

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  12. Case Studies in Maintenance and Reliability

    In this book the authors describe 42 on-the-job events or situations – case studies, if you will – taken from their own work experience and from which they gained invaluable insights into a wealth of best practices in maintenance and reliability. In many instances they did not know the underlying academic theories that would have applied, and found solutions often more by intuition and teamwork.

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  13. Maintenance Management and Regulatory Compliance Strategies

    Written by a recognized expert in the industry, Maintenance Management and Regulatory Compliance Strategies is a unique reference designed to create an awareness as to how important an effective maintenance management strategy is to supporting the regulatory requirements faced by each company today. It highlights the regulatory agencies and their requirements in the context of how they impact the maintenance management function within a company. It begins with an overview of a comprehensive maintenance strategy and in subsequent chapters it examines each of the main regulatory agencies and their requirements for the maintenance function within a company. Anyone in the industry responsible for maintenance programs and those responsible for regulatory compliance issues for their companies will benefit from this guide.

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  14. Total Productive Maintenance, Second Edition

    This is a Print-On-Demand book and is printed upon receipt of your order. It is not returnable except for product defects. Delivery will take approximately 10 to 14 days.

     

    Completely revised and updated, this new edition of a classic reference focuses on the financial approach to the subject—a methodology that produces quantifiable results allowing a TPM program to be sustainable. And while clarifying what TPM is and what it is not, it clearly presents the economic value of TPM and shows how to calculate the Return on Investment (ROI) that a company can expect. It is the perfect resource for anyone who is considering implementing TPM or looking for ways of improving their current process.

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  15. Industrial and Manufacturing Wellness

    When humans are “well,” they are in a state where body, mind, and spirit are holistically integrated, and are healthy, happy, and resilient.  The same can be said for a business.  Industry and Manufacturing Wellness explains how to use Reliability Engineering principles to design and create companies that are robust, reliable, self-improving, integrated business systems best suited for getting maximum success in today’s and tomorrow’s world.

     

    This revolutionary work goes well beyond the plant to show a completely new way to engineer, design, and build business processes and work flow that deliver overall operational excellence to a company. The work introduces risk management, decision-making methods that prove the worth – or not – of a change before it’s initiated in the organization, thus protecting against making wrong choices. These universally applicable process improvement concepts makes readers take a system-wide approach that can be repeated infinitely to deliver the utmost operational success.

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    $69.95
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  16. Machinery Lubrication and Reliability

    Machinery Lubrication and Reliability contains everything a maintenance or industrial professional needs to know about lubrication theory, with vital information on all the critical equipment lubrication requirements that are useful for practicing engineers. It illustrates how to improve reliability, maximize equipment life, eliminate unscheduled shut downs, and reduce operating costs.

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    $89.95
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  17. Design for Reliability

    In this groundbreaking book, Dan Daley intends to correct the imbalance in how DFR is often implemented by providing owners with the tools they need to ensure that their requirements - not the seller’s - are followed in developing new assets. This book will be an invaluable guide to everyone involved in the design, development, or purchase of new assets. It will help owners take the necessary steps to get what they really need, and it will help sellers “deliver the goods” that their customers – the owners – actually want.

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  18. Production Spare Parts: Optimizing The MRO Inventory Asset

    As leading authorities worldwide on setting part stocking levels for safety stocks to support the production process, the authors have shown that between 25 and 50 percent of the inventory investment is not necessary. Thus the overall objective of this book is to instruct readers in how to optimize their company’s spare parts asset. Production Spare Parts is a compilation of the best techniques and practices for optimizing MRO inventory offers numerous case studies showing the best and not so good ways to improve plant inventory performance. Based on practical solutions to everyday inventory problems, it uses simple, but useful metrics for setting and monitoring goals.

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  19. Benchmarking Best Practices for Maintenance, Reliability and Asset Management, Third Edition

    Updated to account for ISO 55000, this best-selling book now includes an overview of this seminal and long-awaited standard and identifies the specific points where ISO-55000 will impact Maintenance and Reliability. New graphics to enhance the text’s main points have been added throughout. As with past editions, the third edition provides a logical, step-by-step methodology that will enable any company to properly benchmark its maintenance function. Widely used, Benchmarking Best Practices for Maintenance, Reliability and Asset Management, Third Edition has proven to be an invaluable planning guide and on-the-job reference for maintenance managers, plant engineers, operations managers, and plant managers.

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  20. Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP), Version 2

    Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP) is a practical, proven, and emerging method for supply chain planning and execution that effectively brings the 1950s concept into the modern era. The foundation of DDMRP is based upon the connection between the creation, protection, and acceleration of the flow of relevant materials and information to drive returns on asset performance in the New Normal.

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  21. Lean Maintenance

    Written for anyone in a leadership position in maintenance, storeroom or production, this unique book will also be found useful by vendors to the maintenance departments, including maintenance contractors, parts vendors, and various kinds of service providers. As a practical book, Lean Maintenance will take the reader on a journey from uncovering waste, designing projects to address the waste, selling the projects to management and delivering the projects. Every area in maintenance is covered, including your TPM effort, storeroom, PM tasking, work orders and computer systems. What's more, the user will be able to immediately use this book to start the process of saving money, energy, or time within just one hour!

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  22. The Maintenance Scorecard (CD-ROM in PDF)

    This is the first book to seriously tackle the subject of bringing Asset Management into line with other areas of corporate activity. Through a unique adaptation of the balanced scorecard approach to asset management, it provides a structured approach for both the development of strategy and its implementation. Additionally, readers will find a catalogue of indicators along with their uses and weaknesses, a definitive guide to measuring the success of RCM programs, and a logical format that leads them from start to finish with information and hints on each phase of the maintenance scorecard approach. If you or your company need to manage physical assets, you need this book!

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  23. Sustaining Continuous Innovation Through Problem Solving

    This is a Print-On-Demand book and is printed upon receipt of your order. It is not returnable except for product defects. Delivery will take approximately 10 to 14 days.

     

    This book demonstrates how Problem Solving and Process Management is at the heart of continuous business transformation. Logically organized in four parts, it introduces the reader to the domains of change and the process management body of knowledge (BOK) and gives detailed instruction on how to creatively re-engineer processes, sustain innovation and continually improve an enterprise through proven repetitive methods.

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  24. Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP), Version 3

    Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP) is a practical, proven, and emerging method for supply chain planning and execution that effectively brings the 1950s concept into the modern era. The foundation of DDMRP is based upon the connection between the creation, protection, and acceleration of the flow of relevant materials and information to drive returns on asset performance in the New Normal.

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  25. Complete Guide to Preventive and Predictive Maintenance, 2nd Edition

    This is a Print-On-Demand book and is printed upon receipt of your order. It is not returnable except for product defects. Delivery will take approximately 10 to 14 days.

     

    This best-selling and thoroughly revised reference shares the best practices, victories, essential steps for success, and yes, the mistakes, which Joel Levitt has gleaned from working with countless organizations over a 30-year period. It is the first book to address all four elements essential for success in preventive maintenance systems - engineering, economic, psychological (people), and management - thereby enabling all who use it to have a balanced understanding of what is happening their organizations. Blending concrete actionable steps and structures with the underlying theory, the author has included check sheets, sample task lists, protocols for analysis, as well as stories and case histories. This complete guide will be a practical and invaluable on-the-job resource for maintenance managers, engineers, planners, supervisors, PM group leaders and PM mechanics.

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