Audel Managing Shutdowns, Turnarounds, and Outages
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Don't shut down by accident



A carefully planned shutdown will improve your plant's safety and efficiency, while one that "just happens" can be disastrous. Developed from the author's highly successful seminars, this book takes you step by step through successfully managing production shutdowns. Identify what must be done, schedule equipment and staff, use project-management software, and save both dollars and downtime.

Prioritize needs and identify what can be accomplished within time and budget constraints

Determine whether outside help is required

Schedule the order and priority of projects

Learn to use CPM (Critical Path Methods) or PERT (Program Evaluation Review Technique)

Plan for new or additional work that may arise during a shutdown

Report and document preparation and execution

Identify and record future needs the shutdown reveals
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Product details

  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 132.1 x 208.3 x 17.8mm | 249.48g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764557661
  • 9780764557668
  • 766,023

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Don't shut down by accident

A carefully planned shutdown will improve your plant'ssafety and efficiency, while one that "just happens" can bedisastrous. Developed from the author's highly successfulseminars, this book takes you step by step through successfullymanaging production shutdowns. Identify what must be done, scheduleequipment and staff, use project-management software, and save bothdollars and downtime.

Prioritize needs and identify what can be accomplished withintime and budget constraintsDetermine whether outside help is requiredSchedule the order and priority of projectsLearn to use CPM (Critical Path Methods) or PERT (ProgramEvaluation Review Technique)Plan for new or additional work that may arise during ashutdownReport and document preparation and executionIdentify and record future needs the shutdown reveals
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Table of contents

About the Author.
Introduction.


Chapter 1: Identifying the Work.


Identifying the Work.


Risk Management.


Defining and Limiting the Scope.


Summary.


Chapter 2: Planning the Work.


Planning the Shutdown.


Planning Thought Process.


Estimating Tips.


Work Packages.


Contracts for Services.


Summary.


Chapter 3: Scheduling the Work.


Critical Path Method (CPM).


Program Evaluation and Review-Technique (PERT).


The Monte Carlo Method.


Project Management Software.


Summary.


Chapter 4: Executing the Project.


Shutdown Safety.


OSHA Requirements.


Developing Daily Schedules.


Updating Job Status.


Reporting Project Status.


Tracking Project Costs.


Summary.


Chapter 5: Reporting and Documenting the Shutdown Activity.


Project Review Meeting.


Project File.


Final Report.


Sample Shutdown Report.


Summary.


Appendix A: Boiler Shutdown Example.


Boiler History.


The Shutdown.


Identifying the Work.


Building the Work List.


Appendix B: Identifying Electrical Work to Be Performed During a Shutdown.


Electrical Shutdown Checklist.


Appendix C: Machinery Inspection Prior to and During a Shutdown.


Bearing Data.


Shaft Alignment Standards.


Gear Drive Inspection Standards.


V-Belt Drives.


Pumps and Mechanical Seals.


Fans.


Glossary.


Index.
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About Michael V. Brown

Michael V. Brown has held maintenance management positions and advised Fortune 500 companies. As a founder and President of New Standard Institute, he has designed and implemented maintenance management programs for a diverse group of clients.
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