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Improving Maintainability and Reliability through Design



Improving Maintainability and Reliability through Design

Graham Thompson

ISBN: 978-1-860-58135-9 January 2000 216 Pages


Maintenance and reliability begins with good design

Improving Maintainability and Reliability Through Design offers engineers a unique perspective on the topic, presenting each stage of the design process in the context of maintenance and reliability improvements. Applicable to the process industries, general manufacturing, and consumer products, this book details opportunities for improvement in specification and initial tenders; concept generation, development, and evaluation; schematic and detail design; creative design, synthesis, and analysis; and beyond. The principles and practical methods described here provide a clear, high-utility reference for anyone in a design-related function.