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Handbook of Maintenance Management / Edition 2

Handbook of Maintenance Management / Edition 2

by Joel Levitt


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Handbook of Maintenance Management / Edition 2

Now in its second edition and written by a highly acclaimed maintenance professional, this comprehensive and easy-to-understand resource provides a short review of all the major discussions going on in the management of the maintenance function. This revision of a classic has been thoroughly updated to include advances in technology and thinking and is sure to be found useful by maintenance professionals everywhere. It's the perfect reference for any maintenance professional that needs a quick update on any specific area within the subject.

  • Contains five entirely new chapters, including Dealing with Contracts, 5S, Lean Maintenance, PM Optimizing, and Fire Fighting.
  • Offers a complete survey of the field, an introduction to maintenance and a review of maintenance management.
  • Provides a manual for cost reduction and a primer for the stockroom.
  • Includes a training regime for new supervisors, managers and planners.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780831133894
Publisher: Industrial Press, Inc.
Publication date: 04/15/2009
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 455
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Joel Levitt is known worldwide as a leading educator in maintenance management. He has trained more than 17,000 maintenance professionals from thousands of organizations in 25 countries. He has more than 30 years of experience in many facets of maintenance. Since 1980, he has been president of Springfield Resources, a management/consulting firm servicing clients on a wide range of maintenance issues. Levitt is a frequent speaker at maintenance and engineering conferences, has published dozens of articles on the subject, as well as a number of successful books, including The Complete Guide to Preventive and Predictive Maintenance;The Handbook of Maintenance Management;Lean Maintenance; Managing Factory Maintenance: and Managing Maintenance Shutdowns and Outages.

Table of Contents


Why Manage Maintenance

Patterns Patterns in Maintenance Where's the Money? Proving Your Case to Management How Assets Deteriorate Estimating Maintenance Budgets for Buildings and Equipment Evaluating Maintenance Maintenance Metrics, KPIs and Benchmarks Evaluating Worker Productivity Budgeting Maintenance Life Cycle Costing

Strategies The Science of Customer Service Reengineering Maintenance Dealing with Contracts In-Sourcing and TPM 5S Guaranteed Maintainability Maintenance Quality Improvement ISO 900X and Maintenance Continuous Improvement Lean Maintenance RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance) PM Optimization Accounting Issues of Maintenance and Activity-Based Costing Maintenance Information Flow Capturing Maintenance Information Fire Fighting PM (Preventive Maintenance) How to Install a PM System PM Task List Development PdM (Predictive Maintenance)

Support for Maintenance Strategies Preplanning: Projects That Put You in the Driver's Seat Using Statistics in Maintenance Planning Project Management Estimating Job Duration and Work Standards Maintenance Scheduling CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Systems) Maintenance Parts and Supplies Maintenance Vendors Maintenance Stock Room and Inventory Control The Internet and Maintenance How Maintenance Interfaces with Other Departments Elements of Maintenance Leadership Craft Training

Special Conditions, Challenges and Strengths Special Issues of Factory Maintenance Special Issues of Fleet Maintenance Special Issues of Building Maintenance Special Issues of Field Service



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