Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Handbook 3/E / Edition 3

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Handbook 3/E / Edition 3

by Richard (Doc) D. Palmer
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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing


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Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Handbook 3/E / Edition 3

The fully updated industry-standard guide to maintenance planning and scheduling

Written by a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) with more than three decades of experience, this thoroughly revised resource provides proven planning and scheduling strategies that will take any maintenance organization to the next level of performance. The book covers the accuracy of time estimates, the level of detail in job plans, creating schedules, staging material, utilizing a CMMS, and more, all designed for increasing your workforce without hiring.

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Handbook, Third Edition features major additions to the business case for planning and scheduling, new case studies, an expanded chapter on KPIs with sample calculations, a new chapter on successful outage management, and a new appendix illustrating how to easily conduct an in-house productivity study. New discussions reveal how the principles of planning and scheduling closely follow the timeless management principles of Dr. W. Edwards Deming and Dr. Peter F. Drucker. This comprehensive guide delivers the experience, advice, and know-how necessary to establish a world-class maintenance operation.

Detailed coverage of:

  • The business case for the benefit of planning
  • Planning principles
  • Scheduling principles
  • Dealing with reactive maintenance
  • Basic planning
  • Advance scheduling
  • Daily scheduling and supervision
  • Forms and resources
  • The computer in maintenance
  • How planning interacts with preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, and project work
  • How to control planning and use associated KPIs for planning and overall maintenance
  • Shutdown, turnaround, overhaul, and outage management
  • Conclusion: start planning

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071784115
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/07/2012
Pages: 912
Sales rank: 573,632
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Ch 1. The Business Case for Planning

Ch 2. Planning Principles

Ch 3. Scheduling Principles

Ch 4. Success Only after Dealing with Reactive Maintenance

Ch 5. Basic Planning/Work Orders

Ch 6. Advance Scheduling

Ch 7. Daily Scheduling and Supervision

Ch 8. Forms, Tools, and Resources Overview

Ch 9. The Computer in Maintenance (How They Can Both Help and Hinder Planning)

Ch 10. How Planning Interacts with Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, and Project Work

Ch 11. Control

Ch 12. Shut-downs, Turn-arounds, and Outage Management

Ch 13. Conclusion: Start Planning

Epilogue: An Alternative Day in the Life

App. A. Planning is Just One Tool; What Are the Other Tools Needed

App. B. The People Side of Planning

App. C. What to Buy and Where

App. D. Sample Forms and Work Orders

App. E. Overview of Planner Roles and Duties

App. F. Conducting a Wrench Time Study Easily In-House

App. G. Sample Work Sampling (Wrench Time) Study-Ministudy

App. H. Sample Work Sampling (Wrench Time) Study-Full-Blown

App. I. Special Factors Affecting Productivity

App. J. Work Order System and Codes

App. K. Equipment Schematics and Tagging

App. L. Computerized Maintenance Management Systems

App. M. Establishing a Planning Group; Barriers and Aids to Success

App. N. Example Formal Job Description for Planners

App. O. Example Training Tests

App. P. The Audit for Managers and Change Agents to Improve Maintenance Planning

App. Q. Contracting Out Work

App. R. Concise Text of Missions, Principles, and Guidelines

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