FREE: Introduction to Uptime Elements Reliability Framework and Asset Management System

Ali Zuashkiani, Andrew K. S. Jardine and Elizabeth Thompson

Dr. Andrew K.S. Jardine, Ph.D., C.Eng., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.T., P.Eng. FCAE, FIIE, FISEAM (Hon.), is the Founding Director of the Centre for Maintenance Optimization and Reliability Engineering (C-MORE) at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Maintenance, Replacement and Reliability, co-editor of Maintenance Excellence: Optimizing Equipment Life Cycle Decisions and his most recent book, Maintenance, Replacement & Reliability: Theory and Applications. Dr. Jardine has carried out innumerable consulting assignments with organizations around the world, including mines, government agencies, power and transit companies.

Elizabeth Thompson has worked for Professor Andrew Jardine at his C-MORE lab for the past six years. Dr. Thompson has a doctorate in English Literature from the University of Western Ontario and runs her own editing company, working primarily on academic manuscripts.

Ali Zuashkiani is the Director of Educational Programs at the Centre for Maintenance Optimization and Reliability Engineering (C-MORE) at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Expert Knowledge Based Reliability Models and a sought after expert in the field of asset management and reliability engineering. In 2013, World Economic Forum selected Ali as a Young Global Leader based on his professional and leadership achievements. 

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