Maintenance Systems and Documentation


  • Anthony Kelly, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

Managing Systems and Documentation addresses the main systems necessary for the successful operation of a maintenance organization, such as performance control, work control and documentation. It shows how they can be modelled, their function and operating principles, and the main problems encountered in operation. It is the third of three stand-alone companion books with the aim of providing better understanding of maintenance operations, in order to identify problems and prescribe effective solutions.This is one of three stand-alone volumes designed to provide maintenance professionals in any sector with a better understanding of maintenance management, enabling the identification of problems and the delivery of effective solutions.
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Professional: Maintenance, plant, production and operations engineers in any industry sector and many service sectors; Academic: these are not text books, but their origin is in Masters-level course notes for quality, reliability and maintenance engineers and as with Kelly’s other books, they will have a rigour and pedagogy which will make them suitable course use


Book information

  • Published: May 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-6994-8

Table of Contents

A business centered approach to maintenance systemsIntroduction to maintenance management systemsMaintenance budgetingMaintenance management controlShort term work planning and controlManagement of plant turnarounds – Part 1 – Network AnalysisManagement of plant turnarounds – Part 2 – Turnaround MethodologySpare parts managementMaintenance documentation systems: what they are and how they work Computerized maintenance information systems: their uses and problemsCase study: Maintenance audit of an agricultural chemical plantAppendix: Weibull analysis