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The resources found in the Deployment and Maintenance Library will help you understand the work involved in operator training, checkout, system testing and startup, troubleshooting, long-term support and system management.
Maintainability & Maintenance Management, 4th Edition Joseph D. Patton, Jr.
Maintainability & Maintenance Management, 4th Edition emphasizes the concepts of preventive, predictive, and reliability-based total maintenance, as well as total quality management and continuous improvement. This newly revised comprehensive version provides an in-depth look at new technological advances and the cost advantages of investing in maintainability. Topics covered in this book include maintainability program planning and management; system engineering of reliability, availability, and maintainability; configuration management; and maintainability process. This book serves as a flexible text and reference for engineers, product planners, designers, maintainability specialists, maintenance managers, service analysts, program managers, system engineers, quality staff, and others concerned with the practice of maintainability and maintenance. Instructors will want to use this book at workshops in commerce, government, and industry, as well as in college and university courses.
Practical Machinery Management for Process Plants: Major Process Equipment Maintenance and Repair, 2nd Edition, Volume 4 Heinz P. Bloch, Fred K. Geitner
This handy 2nd edition is an invaluable source of practical cost-effective maintenance, repair, installation, and field verification procedures for machinery engineers. It is filled with step-by-step instructions and quick-reference checklists that describe preventive and predictive maintenance for major process units such as vertical, horizontal, reciprocating, and liquid ring vacuum pumps, fans and blowers, compressors, turboexpanders, turbines, and more. Also included are sections on machinery protection, storage, lubrication, and periodic monitoring. This revised edition examines centrifugal pumps and explains how and why they continue to fail. It also focuses on maintenance for aircraft derivative gas turbines. Special attention is given throughout to maintenance and repair procedures needed to ensure efficiency, performance, and long life.
Preventive Maintenance, 3rd Edition J.D. Patton, Jr.
This new enlarged and updated edition of a best-selling classic shows how the investment in a preventive maintenance (PM) program repays a company in longer equipment life, smoother operation, planning, and scheduling. It includes enhanced techniques and insights along with new chapters dealing with computerized PM systems. New technology has improved equipment quality, reliability and dependability by fault-tolerance, redundant components, self-adjustments, and replacement of hydraulic and mechanical components by more reliable electronic and optical operations. Good PM saves money over a product's life cycle. The book addresses major types of maintenance; advantages and disadvantages of PM; designing a PM program; economics of PM; nondestructive testing; scheduling; metrics; data issues; and much more.
Maintenance of Instruments & Systems, 2nd Edition L. D. Goettsche
This new enlarged and updated edition of ISAís best-selling maintenance handbook provides comprehensive coverage of maintenance requirements for pneumatic and electrical/electronic devices as well as expanded coverage of DCS systems, analytical instrumentation, fiber optics, and smart instruments. Coverage is organized by devices to make finding the information quick and easy, making this an excellent reference for both the novice and the experienced technician. Maintenance management and engineering as well as the personnel issues such as skill sets, training, and certification/credentialing are covered in detail. This book clarifies the scope, responsibilities and contributions of maintenance personnel. In this edition, special emphasis is given to documentation requirements and safety issues along with updated coverage of newly issued regulations and standards.
Dispersing Heat Through Conviction: The Funnier Side of Process Control G.K. McMillan
An insiderís collection of original satires and jokes from the men and women behind the tanks and valves and digital readouts.
ISA has selected libraries of books to represent each of the seven domain areas: Basic Continuous; Basic Discrete; Advanced Control; Reliability, Safety and Electrical; Integration and Software; Deployment and Maintenance; and Work Structure. Each library includes works which complement each other in providing the reader these resources:
Fundamentals — a primer on the domain, but includes advanced concepts
Hands-On — a practical guide with lots of applications and examples
Management — covers everything from project management to cost justifications
Reference — a handy, fact-filled volume with quick answers to common problems
Diversion — a sometimes offbeat look at the industry, to keep it all in perspective