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 Reliability Centered Maintenance Re-edited

Reliability Centered Maintenance Re-edited


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ISBN: 9780982051733



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The majority of material collected in the pages of this text was extracted from a report prepared for the United States of America Department of Defense by United Airlines Corporation personnel. The report was written by two of United Airlines leading maintenance experts, F. Stanley Nowlan and Howard F. Heap. In the 30 years since its release for public use, no one has come up with a more logical and organized approach to deciding what maintenance to perform to assure achieving maximum reliability from a given design of equipment.

Acerca del Autor - Jack R. Nicholas, Jr., P.E. with Contributions by R. Keith Young

Jack R. Nicholas, Jr., P.E., CMRP, CRL, MBA, BS(Eng), CAPT USNR(Ret)

Project manager, developer of predictive, condition monitoring technologies and M & R programs, senior civilian engineer for U.S. Navy nuclear submarines and surface warships - 17 years; consultant to and trainer of key personnel in government, oil field services, mining, refining, utilities and manufacturing firms in North America, Australia, Asia, and the Caribbean - over 25 years.

Co-founded 3 companies. Author/Co-author of 10 books, many articles & papers. Keynote Speaker. Workshop Leader.

Graduated from U.S. Naval Academy, The American University, Navy Nuclear Propulsion & Submarine School Programs.


  • List of Figures
  • List of Supplementary Figures
  • Philosophy
  • Topic 1 - Introduction
  • Theory and Principles
    • Topic 2 - The Nature of Failure
    • Topic 3 - Basic Maintenance Tasks
    • Topic 4 - Initial Program Development
    • Topic 5 - Evolution of the RCM Program
    • Topic 6 - Product Improvement
  • Applications
    • Topic 7 - The Application of RCM Theory
    • Topic 8 - Analysis of Systems
    • Topic 9 - Power Plant Analysis
    • Topic 10 - Analysis of Structures
    • Topic 11 - Completing the Maintenance Programs
    • Topic 12 - The Use of Operating Information
    • Topic 13 - Programs for In-Service Equipment
  • Glossary
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix B


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