Maintenance Engineering Handbook

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  • Edition: 7th
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  • Copyright: 2008-03-21
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
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Stay Up to Date on the Latest Issues in Maintenance EngineeringThe most comprehensive resource of its kind,Maintenance Engineering Handbookhas long been a staple for engineers, managers, and technicians seeking current advice on everything from tools and techniques to planning and scheduling. This brand-new edition brings you up to date on the most pertinent aspects of identifying and repairing faulty equipment; such dated subjects as sanitation and housekeeping have been removed.Maintenance Engineering Handbookhas been advising plant and facility professionals for more than 50 years. Whether you're new to the profession or a practiced veteran, this updated edition is an absolute necessity.New and updated sections include: Belt Drives, provided by the Gates Corporation Repair and Maintenance Cost Estimation Ventilation Fans and Exhaust Systems 10 New Chapters on Maintenance of Mechanical EquipmentInside: Organization and Management of the Maintenance Function Maintenance Practices Engineering and Analysis Tools Maintenance of Facilities and Equipment Maintenance of Mechanical Equipment Maintenance of Electrical Equipment Instrumentation and Reliability Tools Lubrication Maintenance Welding Chemical Corrosion Control and Cleaning

Author Biography

Lindley R. Higgins was an engineering consultant.

R. Keith Mobley is principle of Life Cycle Engineering.

Darrin Wikoff is Senior Reliability Consultant.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xii
SI Units and Conversion Factorsp. xiii
Organization and Management of the Maintenance Function
Redefining Maintenance-Delivering Reliabilityp. 1.3
Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Maintenancep. 1.9
Maintenance and Reliability Engineeringp. 1.17
Cooperative Partnershipsp. 1.23
Effective Maintenance Organizationsp. 1.31
Operating Policies of Effective Maintenancep. 1.39
Six Sigma Safety: Applying Quality Management Principles to Foster a Zero-Injury Safety Culturep. 1.55
The Horizons of Maintenance Management
Corrective Maintenancep. 2.3
Reliability-Based Preventive Maintenancep. 2.7
Predictive Maintenancep. 2.19
Reliability-Centered Maintenancep. 2.35
Total Productive Maintenancep. 2.41
Maintenance Repair and Operations-Storeroom Excellencep. 2.59
Computerized Planning and Schedulingp. 2.79
Computer-Based Maintenance Management Systemsp. 2.91
Engineering and Analysis Tools
Economics of Reliabilityp. 3.3
Work Measurementp. 3.19
Rating and Evaluating Maintenance Workersp. 3.65
Work Simplification in Maintenancep. 3.89
Estimating Repair and Maintenance Costsp. 3.107
Key Performance Indicatorsp. 3.121
Maintenance Engineer's Toolboxp. 3.133
Root Cause Analysisp. 3.153
Maintenance of Plant Facilities
Maintenance of Low-Sloped Membrane Roofsp. 4.3
Concrete Industrial Floor Surfaces: Design, Installation, Repair, and Maintenancep. 4.17
Maintenance and Cleaning of Brick Masonry Structuresp. 4.27
Maintenance of Elevators and Special Liftsp. 4.43
Air-Conditioning Equipmentp. 4.53
Ventilating Fans and Exhaust Systemsp. 4.87
Dust-Collecting and Air-Cleaning Equipmentp. 4.111
Maintenance of Mechanical Equipment
Plain Bearingsp. 5.3
Rolling-Element Bearingsp. 5.19
Flexible Couplings for Power Transmissionp. 5.45
Chains for Power Transmissionp. 5.73
Cranes: Overhead and Gantryp. 5.83
Chain Hoistsp. 5.91
Belt Drivesp. 5.99
Mechanical Variable-Speed Drivesp. 5.145
Gear Drives and Speed Reducersp. 5.161
Reciprocating Air Compressorsp. 5.185
Valvesp. 5.197
Pumps: Centrifugal and Positive Displacementp. 5.213
Maintenance of Electrical Equipment
Electric Motorsp. 6.3
Maintenance of Motor Control Componentsp. 6.39
Maintenance of Industrial Batteries (Lead-Acid, Nickel-Cadmium, Nickel-Iron)p. 6.79
Instruments and Reliability Tools
Mechanical Instruments for Measuring Process Variablesp. 7.3
Electrical Instruments for Measuring, Servicing, and Testingp. 7.43
Vibration: Its Analysis and Correctionp. 7.69
An Introduction to Thermographyp. 7.105
Tribologyp. 7.127
The Organization and Management of Lubricationp. 8.3
Lubricating Devices and Systemsp. 8.13
Planning and Implementing a Good Lubrication Programp. 8.27
Chemical Corrosion Control and Cleaning
Corrosion Controlp. 9.3
Industrial Chemical Cleaning Methodsp. 9.17
Painting and Protective Coatingsp. 9.35
Pipingp. 9.55
Scaffolds and Laddersp. 9.91
Maintenance Welding
Arc Welding in Maintenancep. 10.3
Gas Welding in Maintenancep. 10.63
Indexp. I.1
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