Rules of Thumb for Maintenance and Reliability Engineers by Ricky Smith
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Rules of Thumb for Maintenance and Reliability Engineers
By Ricky Smith

Rules of Thumb for Maintenance and Reliability Engineers

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Rules of Thumb for Maintenance and Reliability Engineers by Ricky Smith

Book Description

Rules of Thumb for Maintenance and Reliability Engineers will give the engineer the "have to have information. It will help instill knowledge on a daily basis, to do his or her job and to maintain and assure reliable equipment to help reduce costs. This book will be an easy reference for engineers and managers needing immediate solutions to everyday problems. Most civil, mechanical, and electrical engineers will face issues relating to maintenance and reliability, at some point in their jobs. This will become their "go to book. Not an oversized handbook or a theoretical treatise, but a handy collection of graphs, charts, calculations, tables, curves, and explanations, basic "rules of thumb that any engineer working with equipment will need for basic maintenance and reliability of that equipment. . Access to quick information which will help in day to day and long term engineering solutions in reliability and maintenance . Listing of short articles to help assist engineers in resolving problems they face . Written by two of the top experts in the country

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750678629
ISBN-10: 0750678623
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 216mm x 17mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 20-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Part of the "Life Cycle Engineering" series, this is a hands-on reference guide for the maintenance or reliability engineer and plant manager. It takes the guiding principles of Lean Manufacturing and Maintenance and applies these concepts to everyday planning and scheduling tasks allowing engineers to keep their equipment running smoothly.

Lean Maintenance by Ricky Smith Lean Maintenance, Hardback (June 2004)

Provides detailed explained processes for each phase of Lean Maintenance implementation providing examples, checklists and methodologies. This work is suitable for every plant and facility that is planning, or even thinking of adopting 'Lean' as their mode of operation.

Industrial Machinery Repair by Ricky Smith Industrial Machinery Repair, Paperback (August 2003)

Suitable for practicing plant engineers, maintenance supervisors, physical plant supervisors and mechanical maintenance technicians, this book focuses on the skills needed to select, install and maintain electro-mechanical equipment in a typical industrial plant or facility.

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Author Biography - Ricky Smith

Ricky has over 30 years in maintenance and reliability as a maintenance manager, maintenance supervisor, maintenance training specialist, field engineer, maintenance mechanic, maintenance consultant and is a well known published author. Ricky has worked with maintenance organizations in hundreds of facilities, industrial plants, ships, etc, world wide in developing reliability, maintenance and technical training strategies. Prior to joining Allied Reliability in 2008, Ricky worked as a professional maintenance employee for Exxon Company USA, Alumax (this plant was rated the best in the world for over 18 years), Kendall Company, and Hercules Chemical providing the foundation for his reliability and maintenance experience. Ricky is the co-author of "Rules of Thumb for Maintenance and Reliability Engineers , "Lean Maintenance and "Industrial Repair, Best Maintenance Repair Practices . Ricky also writes for different magazines during the past 20 years on technical, reliability and maintenance subjects. Ricky holds certification as Certified Plant Maintenance Manager from the Association of Facilities Engineering as well as a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional from the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals. Ricky lives in Charleston, SC with his wife. Aside form spending time with his 3 children and 3 grandchildren, Ricky enjoys kayaking, fishing, hiking and archaeology. Mr. Mobley is president and CEO of Integrated Systems Inc. of Knoxville, Tenn. He has written numerous publications on such topics as plant performance, maintenance engineering, maintenance management, and predictive maintenance. He is also a contributing editor for Plant Services magazine.

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