Title page for ETD etd-09082012-040130
|Type of Document
||Haddad, Fadi M.
||Maintenance in a contractor organization:a practical approach
||Master of Science
|Vorster, Michael C.
|Beliveau, Yvan J.
|Hobeika, Antoine G.
|Date of Defense
A model for optimizing the assignment of maintenance actions for a piece of equipment
is developed in the thesis. The model considers the detectability and the criticality of
component failure in order to assign a maintenance instruction. The thesis also develops
the framework for an integrated maintenance management system. The system consists
of three modules. The first module is work control. It is used to prepare, schedule, and
insure the execution of maintenance instructions. The second module is the equipment
condition control module which monitors maintenance effectiveness and accordingly
updates the maintenance instructions. The third module is cost control. This is the tool
used to monitor the economical performance of the maintenance function. An equipment
information system is also presented, and two futuristic maintenance proposals are
The model and the integrated maintenance management system, constitute a strong tool,
that equipment managers can use to optimize the maintenance function, and improve
the mechanical, operational, and economical performance of equipment.
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