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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. Improving Maintenance and Reliability Through Cultural Change

    This unique and innovative book explains how to improve your maintenance and reliability performance at the plant level by changing the organizations culture. It is specifically intended for middle managers in the manufacturing and process industries. This book demystifies the concept of organizational culture and links it with the eight elements of change: leadership, work process, structure, group learning, technology, communication, interrelationships, and rewards. If you want to break the cycle of failed improvement programs and instead use cultural change to help make significant and lasting improvements in plant performance, this book will show you how.

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  4. The "Maintenance Insanity" Cure

    The book is chock-full of useful checklists, flowcharts, templates and other helpful documents that readers can customize for their own needs.  These are available in black and white in the book, and in full-color versions on an affiliated website, www.maintenanceinsanity.com.

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  5. Managing Maintenance Shutdowns and Outages (CD in PDF)

    This is the CD Only version of this popular book.

    Planning a shutdown? Lower your costs by reading and applying this unique reference! Originally designed as an intensive course and then honed over several years, Managing Maintenance Shutdowns and Outages organizes the details of a maintenance shutdown into a manageable form by introducing all the steps needed for a successful shutdown or outage. It includes detailed steps for each phase (initiation, planning, execution, closeout, lessons learned), massive master lists of everything you will need to do for each phase of shutdown, and numerous checklists that can immediately be put to use. Loaded with examples from many industries and actual events, this book will be an extremely useful and practical guide for maintenance managers, project engineers, supervisors, maintenance engineers, and planners working in any heavy maintenance environment.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices, Second Edition

    This award-winning book immediately became one of the most widely read texts by maintenance, reliability, operations, and safety professionals. It has been used at many colleges and universities throughout the world and has become a standard reference for anyone preparing for maintenance and reliability professional exams. This is one of the first books to discuss asset management related standards, including the new ‘ISO-55000 Asset Management Standards. Material new to the second edition includes corrosion control, risk management, and operator-driven reliability. This book is a must-have guide and reference for everyone who wants to ensure that their organization’s assets are operating as and when needed and at reasonable cost

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  9. Managing Factory Maintenance, Second Edition (CD-ROM in PDF)

    Tap into Joel Levitt's vast array of experience and learn how to improve almost any aspect of your maintenance organization (including your own abilities)! This new edition of a classic first educates readers about the globalization of production and the changing of the guard of maintenance leadership, and then gives them real usable ideas to aid in these areas. Completely reorganized so that material is presented within the context of major sections, the second edition tells the story of maintenance management in factory settings. It provides coverage of potential problems and new opportunities, what bosses really want, specifics for improvement of maintenance and production, World Class Maintenance Management revisited and revised, quality improvement, complete coverage of current maintenance practices, processes, process aids, interfaces and strategies, as well as personal and personnel development strategies.

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  10. 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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  11. Developing Performance Indicators for Managing Maintenance, Second Edition (CD-ROM in PDF)

    Terry Wireman's highly useful text provides the key details on how to measure and improve one of the most important functions in an organization today: Equipment or Asset Maintenance Management. This book is an invaluable tool for any company that wants to effectively measure and manage the entire spectrum of maintenance activities to help achieve competitive advantage. Such companies view maintenance as a way to reduce costs of producing their product or providing their services and are intent on using this cost advantage to lower prices, improve profit margins, and improve shareholder value.

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  12. Developing Performance Indicators for Managing 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.

     

    Terry Wireman's highly useful text provides the key details on how to measure and improve one of the most important functions in an organization today: Equipment or Asset Maintenance Management. As one of only a handful of comprehensive collections of performance indicators for managing maintenance in print today, this book is distinguished by its use of techniques based on a variety of management measurement systems, such as the Balanced Scorecard approach. This book is an invaluable tool for any company that wants to effectively measure and manage the entire spectrum of maintenance activities to help achieve competitive advantage. Such companies view maintenance as a way to reduce costs of producing their product or providing their services and are intent on using this cost advantage to lower prices, improve profit margins, and improve shareholder value.

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  13. Improving Reliability and Maintenance from Within

    This unique book is perfect for those who are internal consultants…and may not know it… recognize the value of their efforts and help them learn the skills required to optimize their performance. It explains the internal consultant’s role and describes the various tasks in which they become engaged. What’s more, it provides information that will enable users to improve their performance and deliver greater value. Also included is the Internal Consultant’s Web of Change—a tool that will help individuals recognize their strengths and their areas that need improvement. This practical resource does more than start internal consultants on the road to improvement, it accompanies them on the journey! Upper management looking to understand internal consulting, middle tier reliability and maintenance management, and those who hold “special projects” positions will find this reference extremely useful.

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  14. 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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  15. 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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