Workbook to Accompany Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices, 2nd Edition

Workbook to Accompany Maintenance and Reliability Best Practices, 2nd Edition

by Ramesh Gulati, Christopher Mears

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ISBN-13: 9780831134358
Publisher: Industrial Press, Inc.
Publication date: 10/11/2013
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 1,270,429
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ramesh Gulati is currently Asset Management and Reliability Planning Manager with the Aerospace Testing Alliance at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), Arnold AFB, TN, where he is responsible for creating a reliability culture across AEDC and for building and designing reliability into new systems. Previously, he held various maintenance, engineering, and management positions at AEDC, Carrier Air Conditioning Corp., True Temper Corp., Bethlehem Steel, and Heavy Engineering Corporation s Foundry Forge Plant. Ramesh is a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP), Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), and a registered Professional Engineer (PE). He holds BSME, MSIE, and MBA degrees, is very active in professional societies and has authored many professional papers. Currently, for SMRP, he serves as Certification Committee chair and was director of Certification and Standards, Best Practices, Body of Knowledge, and a Board member. He also serves as an advisory Board member for the University of Tennessee s Reliability & Maintenance Center (RMC), is a member of Association of Maintenance Professionals (AMP) and a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE). Recently, he was a U.S. delegate to the ISO/PC251 committee, which is supporting development of ISO 55000, a new Asset Management Standard.

Christopher Mears is the Section Manager for the Asset Management Processes & Technologies Section of Aerospace Testing Alliance at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC). As such, he leads the team responsible for the continued development, analysis, and improvement of the operations and maintenance program, which includes development of optimized asset management strategies, Condition-Based Maintenance program, and other support efforts for the Plant Assets Operations and Maintenance Department. Christopher has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and an MS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee. He has been trained in Lean and Six Sigma, is a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP), and was the CMRP Rising Leader award winner in 2013.He has served various academic and professional organizations, including the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionalsas part of its Best Practices and Conference Committees and as Secretary/Historian for the Middle TN SMRP Chapter since 2009.

Table of Contents

Introducing Best Practices -Culture and Leadership -Understanding Maintenance -Work Management: Planning andScheduling Materials, Parts, and Inventory Management - Measuring and Designing for Reliability and Maintainability -The Role ofOperations PM Optimization -Managing Performance -Workforce Management -M & R Analysis Tools -Current Trends and Practices-Answer Key and Explanations -Supplemental Glossary -Index.

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