Plant Maintenance with SAP - Practical Guide

Plant Maintenance with SAP - Practical Guide

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Step-by-step explanation of all critical EAM functions Explore the technical structure of EAM, and its application to business processes and integration Practical, real-world tips and tricks for managing daily operations 3rd edition updated and expanded We all know that there is much more to plant maintenance than just tightening a loose bolt. Add this practical, must-have guide to SAP Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) to your arsenal of tools and reduce the complexity of your day-to-day plant maintenance tasks. You will learn the ins and outs of plant maintenance with SAP, including essential user settings and key processes. Whether you are an end user or decision maker, ensure that your EAM workflow is running as well as your plant. Tips and Tricks for your Daily Work Maximize your time with real-world tips and tricks designed to help you get everything you need out of EAM. Business Process Integration Explore the critical EAM functions and how EAM can be used alongside other SAP modules, like SAP EH&S, Materials Management, and more. Under-the-Hood Insight Understand the technical structure of EAM, including functional locations, material and plant maintenance assemblies, and Linear Asset Management. EAM Expanded Learn how to improve the day-to-day usability of SAP EAM with new technologies like SAP Work Manager, SAP Rounds Manager, SAP NetWeaver Business Client, and SAP HANA. New in This Edition The third edition is updated and expanded with new content on spare parts, time-based and performance-based preventative maintenance, user acceptance, and more.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 650 pages
  • 184 x 236 x 44mm | 1,279.98g
  • SAP Press
  • Maryland, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • 3rd New edition
  • 1592299296
  • 9781592299294
  • 316,377

Table of contents

Preface to the Third Edition ... 13 Preface to the First Edition ... 15 1. About This Book ... 17 1.1 ... Target Audience ... 19 1.2 ... What This Book Can and Cannot Do ... 20 1.3 ... Structure of This Book ... 21 2. Plant Maintenance and SAP: A Contradiction? ... 25 2.1 ... Plant Maintenance Today: New Ideas Need New Space ... 26 2.2 ... New Maintenance Terminology ... 28 2.3 ... Maintenance Strategies over the Course of Time ... 32 2.4 ... SAP Plant Maintenance over the Course of Time ... 34 2.5 ... SAP ERP 6.0 ... 35 3. Organizational Structures ... 41 3.1 ... SAP Organizational Units ... 41 3.2 ... Work Centers ... 47 4. Structuring of Technical Systems ... 55 4.1 ... Actions before Mapping Your Technical Systems in the SAP System ... 56 4.2 ... SAP Elements for Structuring Technical Systems and How to Use Them ... 71 5. Business Processes ... 149 5.1 ... What You Should Do before You Map Your Business Processes in the SAP System ... 150 5.2 ... Planned Repairs Business Process ... 158 5.3 ... Immediate Repairs Business Process ... 232 5.4 ... Shift Notes and Shift Reports ... 238 5.5 ... External Processing ... 245 5.6 ... Refurbishment Business Process ... 262 5.7 ... Subcontracting Business Process ... 273 5.8 ... Preventive Maintenance Business Process ... 280 5.9 ... Condition-Based Maintenance Business Process ... 341 5.10 ... Calibration of Test Equipment Business Process ... 344 5.11 ... Pool Asset Management Business Process ... 356 5.12 ... Project-Based Maintenance Business Process ... 363 6. Integrating Applications from Other Departments ... 375 6.1 ... How Other Departments Are Involved ... 375 6.2 ... Integration within SAP ERP ... 376 6.3 ... Integration with Other SAP Systems ... 426 6.4 ... Integration with Non-SAP Systems ... 431 7. Plant Maintenance Controlling ... 441 7.1 ... What Plant Maintenance Controlling Involves ... 441 7.2 ... SAP Tools for Obtaining Information and How to Use Them ... 446 7.3 ... SAP Tools for Budgeting and How to Use Them ... 481 8. New Information Technologies in Plant Maintenance ... 501 8.1 ... SAP NetWeaver Portal ... 502 8.2 ... Electronic Parts Catalogs ... 511 8.3 ... Easy Web Transaction ... 514 8.4 ... Collaboration Folders ... 516 8.5 ... Vision or Reality? ... 518 8.6 ... SAP NetWeaver Business Client ... 524 8.7 ... Mobile Maintenance ... 535 8.8 ... Service-Oriented Architecture ... 566 8.9 ... SAP HANA ... 571 9. Usability ... 577 9.1 ... What is Meant by Usability? ... 578 9.2 ... Assessing Usability ... 583 9.3 ... Why Usability Does Not Mean User Acceptance ... 584 9.4 ... The Importance of User Acceptance in Plant Maintenance ... 587 9.5 ... SAP System Options to Improve Usability ... 590 9.6 ... Usability Study for SAP ERP 6.0 ... 616 A. List of Sources ... 631 B. Overviews ... 637 B.1 ... Functional Comparison of Structuring Resources ... 637 B.2 ... Functions of Notifications and Orders ... 638 B.3 ... Integration Aspects ... 642 B.4 ... Standard Reports of PM-IS ... 648 C. The Author ... 651 D. Acknowledgments ... 653 Index ... 655show more