Bradley, Edgar

Reliability engineering : a life cycle approach / Edgar Bradley - Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017. - xx, 367 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Reliability Fundamentals The Importance of Reliability History Definitions Acronyms Basic Statistics Probability Regression Analysis Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) Design for Reliability Examples from Civil Engineering - Bridges and Structures Examples from Mechanical Engineering - Pressure Vessels Design for Maintainability Factors of Safety and Probabilistic Design Assignments Case Study: Weibull Analysis at the New Era Fertilizer Plant Case Study: The Life History of a Hillman Vogue Saloon Case Study: The Woodruff Key Problem System Reliability A Note of Caution System Configurations System Reliability Prediction Availability and Maintainability The Maintainability Equation The Equations for System Availability Storage Capacity Reduced Capacity States Other Forms of System Reliability Analysis Interconnections Laplace Analysis Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Assignment: FMEA of a Scraper Winch Fault Tree Analysis Assignments Maintenance Optimisation Why Maintenance? Know your Plant and Keep it Good as New How Maintenance Actions Affect Failure Data Collection Maintenance Optimisation Total Productive Maintenance, TPM Semantics in Maintenance Management ISO 55 000 Wrench Time Estimating Job Times Case Study: Maintenance at Automotive Pressings Case Study: RCM at Dragon Peak Case Study: RCM at Tiger Substation Case Study: Crowning a Hangar Queen Case Study: A Strange Case of TPM Case Study: Challenger Case Study: Electric Motor Maintenance Regimes Condition Monitoring The Four Kinds of Maintenance The Major Types of Condition Monitoring Vibration Monitoring Oil Analysis Thermography Incident Investigation or Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Introduction Scope Applicability Authority Definitions Abbreviations and Acronyms Root Cause Analysis Incident Investigation Techniques The Nature of Failure The Black Decades (the 1970's and the 1980's) Human Causes of Failure Case Study: Chernobyl Case Study: Piper Alpha Case Study: Flixborough Case Study: The Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kansas City Case Study: The Embraer 120 Aircraft Crash Case Study: Three Mile Island Other Techniques Essential for Modern Reliability Management - I Configuration Management (CM) Case Study: Poor CM Codification and Coding Systems Short Description Long Description Technical Dictionaries Advantages of the NATO system Master Data ISO 22745 Non-military Applications of Master Data Coding by Colour or Stamping Modern Trends in Codification Lubrication Reverse Engineering: The Importance of Reverse Engineering Case Studies Other Techniques Essential for Modern Reliability Management - II Financial Optimisation: I Use in maintenance budget optimisation and retrofit justification Case Study: The Pulveriser Tender Financial Optimisation - II System Simulation Simulation Example: Stock Control to Optimise Availability Monte Carlo Simulation using Random Number Generation Reliability Analysis Software using Monte Carlo Simulation Linear Programming Case Study: Optimisation of Maintenance Design for Operability and its Effect on Human Reliability Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) - the Interface with Reliability Queuing Theory: Its use in setting maintenance staff numbers Project Management: Its use in Retrofits and Outage Management


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