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Availability Engineering and Management for Manufacturing Plant Performance

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ISBN-10: 0133241122

ISBN-13: 9780133241129

Edition: 1995

Authors: Richard G. Lamb

List price: $95.00
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Written as a project plan flowchart, this book shows how to cost- effectively maintain manufacturing plant equipment for maximum reliability and maintainability. The flowchart can easily be customized for specific plants and challenges. Divided into six sections, it covers: the definition and value of availability performance; the conceptual design phase; the basic design phase; the detailed design phase; the construction and startup phase; and the commercial operations phase. For manufacturing, plant and general managers, plant design engineers, and maintenance operation managers.
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Book details

List price: $95.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/8/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Definition and Value of Availability Performance
Definition and Goals of Availability
Engineering and Management
Availability as a Core Subsystem of Plant and Business Performance
Attributes of Availability Performance
Financial Ramifications of Availability
Engineering and Management
Consequences for Life-Cycle Cash Profiles
Payout and Discounted Cash-Flow Analysis
Return on Investment Analysis
The Break-Even Point and Operating Leverage Analysis
The Conceptual Design Phase
Availability Engineering and Management and the Conceptual Design Phase
Analyze Owner Needs
Establish Management Policies for Availability
Engineering and Management
Formulate Plant Operational Requirements
Formulate, Evaluate, and Select from Alternate Production Processes
Develop the Plant Conceptual Design
Develop the Availability Concept
Develop the Maintenance Operation Concept
Preparation for Project Execution
The Challenges of a New Discipline
Summary of Requirements
Develop Availability Requirements for Contractor Screening, Selection, and Contract Documents
Assure Planning for Availability Tasks, Costs, Time, and Resources
Prepare to Monitor and Track Availability Engineering
Basic Design Phase
Foundations to Maintain Integrity of the Availability Scheme
Develop Availability-Centered Practices Control Documents
Develop Life-Cycle Improvement, Change and Data Management Functions and Systems
Development of the Plant as a System of Availability Parameters
Identify, Gather, and Analyze Data for Availability Design
Develop Plant Logic Diagrams
Allocate Availability Parameters to Plant Logic Diagrams
The Production Process and Availability Parameters Compared
Develop Models to Design Profit-Effective Availability Performance
Develop the Plant Availability Model
Develop the Plant Financial Model
Analysis of Failures and Development of Maintenance Strategy
Availability-Centered Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis
Maintenance Logic-Tree Analysis
Analysis and Optimization of Plant Availability Performance
Evaluate and Optimize Plant Availability Performance
Assess Plant Layout for Maintainability
Traditional Plant Design during the Basic Design Phase
Refine the Conceptual Design and Related Diagrams and Data
Determine and Develop the Process Control Strategy
Design the Instrumentation System
Develop Performance Specifications, and Select and Size Equipment
Size Lines
Determine Materials of Construction and Corrosion Allowances
Diagram, Analyze, and Determine Utility Needs
Develop the Plant Layout
Design Preliminary Piping Layout
Conduct Preliminary Hazard Evaluation
Identify and Begin Procurement of Long-Lead-Time Delivery Items
Develop Equipment Specifications
Develop Bulk Material Specifications
Final Comments for Availability Engineering and Management in the Basic Design Phase
The Detailed Design Phase
Development of Maintenance Tasks and Procedures
Maintenance Task Analysis
Needs Analysis and Design of Maintenance Instructions, Procedures, and Manuals
Evaluate Equipment for Maintainability from Human Factors Perspective
Determination of Resource Levels for Operational Availability
Determine the Human and Material Resources for Maintenance Operations
Detailed Design of