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Preventive maintenance models for complex systems

Percy, DF 2008, 'Preventive maintenance models for complex systems' , in: Complex Systems Maintenance Handbook , Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 179-207.

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Abstract

Preventive maintenance (PM) of repairable systems can be very beneficial in reducing repair and replacement costs, and in improving system availability, by reducing the need for corrective maintenance (CM). Strategies for scheduling PM are often based on intuition and experience, though considerable improvements in performance can be achieved by fitting mathematical models to observed data; see Handlarski (1980), Dagpunar and Jack (1993) and Percy and Kobbacy (2000) for example.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Kobbacy, KAH and Murthy, DNP
Themes: Built and Human Environment
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Business & Law > Salford Business School > Management Science and Statistics
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 978-1-84800-010-0
Depositing User: Professor David F. Percy
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2011 11:00
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:12
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/18079

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