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Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Book



Maintenance Planning and Scheduling is one of the most important elements in maintenance management. Maintenance Planning and scheduling is also synonymous with control of maintenance. This book is a definitive authority on the subject and provides practical, tested techniques and processes by which you can build, run and manage this function to world class standards.

This Maintenance book is written by IDCON and incorporates over 110 years of cumulative maintenance management experience. Topics covered in the 11 sections include: maintenance fundamentals, planning systems, work order planning, backlog management, maintenance scheduling, computerized maintenance management systems development, planning and scheduling shutdowns, performance measurements and management, essential care and condition monitoring. Add to cart to buy.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Planning 1
Chapter 2 The Maintenance Cycle 8
Chapter 3 Maintenance Business Processes     9
Chapter 4 Work Identification   27
Chapter 5 Approving Work Requests   30
Chapter 6 Setting Work Priorities 31
Chapter 7 Work Orders 36
Chapter 8 Work Order Coding 42
Chapter 9 Backlog Management       54
Chapter 10 Detailed Work Planning 58
Chapter 11 Estimating Work Orders 73
Chapter 12 Work Order Examples 77
Chapter 13 Scheduling 93
Chapter 14 Work Execution       136
Chapter 15 Work Order Completion 138
Chapter 16 Materials Management     144
Chapter 17 Turnaround Management 147
Chapter 18 Implementing Planning and Scheduling Changes 171



Appendix 1 Definitions and Abbreviations 175
Appendix 2 Planning And Scheduling Job Descriptions        180
Appendix 3 Failure Theory 181
Appendix 4 Preventive Maintenance (PM/ECCM) 184
Appendix 5 Maintenance Computer Systems (CMMS) 187
Appendix 6 Graphical Schedules Using Excel 189
Appendix 7 Critical Path Scheduling          192
Appendix 8 Plant Standards 195
Appendix 9 Planning And Scheduling Check Lists 199
Appendix 10 Maintenance Performance and its Measurement 202
Appendix 11 Communication Standards 214
Appendix 12 Purchasing and Planning 215


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