Glossary of Reliability and Maintenance Terms

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  • Ted McKenna, Ted Mc Kenna is a project manager for HSB Reliability Technologies, a division of Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. Mr. Mc Kenna has 20 years of experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and petrochemical industries.
  • Ray Oliverson, Ray Oliverson is a senior vice president with HSB Reliability Technologies and the general manager of HSBRT's Consulting Division in Houston. He has more than 26 years of experience in reliability and maintenance improvement in continuous process industries, primarily petrochemical and refining.

This glossary with more than 1,000 terms and definitions provides a common ground for effective communication. It is an essential reference for all reliability professionals, process engineers, plant operators, and repair and maintenance personnel.When unclear communication occurs in the process industry, the problems that result can be expensive - costly downtime and equipment failure. Here's where the Glossary of Reliability and Maintenance Terms can eliminate much of this frustration and cost. Now, you, your staff, vendors, contract employees, and consultants can quickly refer to this glossary's more than 1,000 terms and definitions. This helpful dictionary provides a common ground for effective communication. It is an essential reference for all reliability professionals, process engineers, plant operators, and repair and maintenance personnel.
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Book information

  • Published: September 1997
  • Imprint: GULF PROFESSIONAL PUBLISHING
  • ISBN: 978-0-88415-360-3

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This book addresses a multitude of maintenance-related terms and provides definitions in simple, easy-to-understand language. (Oil & Gas Journal) When unclear communication occurs in the process industry, the problems that can result can be expensive. Glossary of Reliability and Maintenance Terms can help solve this problem. (New Equipment Digest)