Maintenance Resource Management : Adapting Materials Requirements Planning MRP
This book is written for current and prospective users of maintenance management systems within industrial manufacturing facilities. Whilst dealing with common resource management techniques, it focuses on material requirements management, including
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- Hardback | 256 pages
- 174.24 x 254.25 x 27.69mm | 435.45g
- 27 Feb 1998
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
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Table of contents
Maintenance, its organization and management: history of maintenance; maintenance management - an overview; definition of maintenance; objectives and functions of maintenance; quality aspects in maintenance; maintenance organization; improving maturity in maintenance organizations; dynamics of maintenance organizations; maintenance management perspectives; types of maintenance. Management of maintenance resources: manpower; spare parts; tools and facilities; effect of maintenance types on resources; comparison of resources management techniques. Maintenance management: limitations of MRP; basic alterations; components of an MRP-based maintenance resources management system; executing the maintenance plan; other system outputs. Case application: managing resources for a thermal power unit; other case applications - a note. Maintenance management information systems: design specification - objectives of an information system; functional requirements; capturing data flow; designing the information system. Concluding remarks: about MRSRP - implementing the MRP-based maintenance resource management system; a few suggestions for further research.
The book is well written and its organisation is logical. At the end of each chapter ample references for further reading are given. The book can be used for students at the undergraduate or graduate level. The book can also be very useful for practitioners, since the authors did not limit themselves just to develop a theoretical concept, but also proved its usefulness and provided guidelines for developing the underlying computer support - "International Journal of Production Research"
About Dinesh Shenoy
Shenoy; D Index Computing,Bhadbury; B. The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India,