A review on maintenance optimization

De Jonge, B and Scarf, PA ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5623-906X 2019, 'A review on maintenance optimization' , European Journal of Operational Research .

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Abstract

To this day, continuous developments of technical systems and increasing reliance on equipment have resulted in a growing importance of effective maintenance activities. During the last couple of decades, a substantial amount of research has been carried out on this topic. In this study we review more than two hundred papers on maintenance modeling and optimization that have appeared in the period 2001 to 2018. We begin by describing terms commonly used in the modeling process. Then, in our classification, we first distinguish single-unit and multi-unit systems. Further sub-classification follows, based on the state space of the deterioration process modeled. Other features that we discuss in this review are discrete and continuous condition monitoring, inspection, replacement, repair, and the various types of dependencies that may exist between units within systems. We end with the main developments during the review period and with potential future research directions.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > Salford Business School > Salford Business School Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: European Journal of Operational Research
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0377-2217
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Depositing User: Dr Philip Scarf
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2019 15:17
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 14:45
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/52462

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