An Improvement Framework for Maintenance Management

Renan Favarão da Silva (University of São Paulo, Brazil) and Gilberto Francisco Martha de Souza (University of São Paulo, Brazil)
Copyright: © 2022 |Pages: 68
EISBN13: 9781668443910|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7943-5.ch003
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Maintenance is one of the main stages to deliver business outcomes from physical assets over their life cycles. However, as unexpected events and performance may occur in maintenance management, organizations shall be aware of how to address them as well as other opportunities for improvement. Accordingly, this chapter intends to present an improvement framework for maintenance management. The first two sections provide an introduction to maintenance management improvement and its interface with the ISO 55000 series for asset management and the maintenance management model (MMM). Then, the proposed framework and its activities for improvement in maintenance management are discussed in the third section. The fourth section addresses an overview of the main RCA techniques to support the framework implementation. Finally, a hydroelectric power plant case study is discussed to demonstrate the framework in a real operational context.
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