Search for dissertations about: "maintenance improvement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 165 swedish dissertations containing the words maintenance improvement.

  1. 1. On Improvement Of Maintenance Function : A Reference Model And Improvement Methodology

    Author : Jerzy Mikler; Bengt Lindberg; Amos Ng; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; maintenance reliability improvement; Production Engineering; Industriell produktion;

    Abstract : In order to produce products and services, companies are using various tangible assets such as production equipment and facilities. The goal of the maintenance function is to maintain these assets so they operate safely, efficiently and economically. READ MORE

  2. 2. Performance Improvement : a method to support performance improvement in industrial operations

    Author : Thomas Grünberg; Peter Gröndahl; Mats Jackson; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrial organisation; administration and economics; Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi;

    Abstract : The objective of this research was to: Develop and evaluate a method which supports performance improvement in industrial operations. This has been done through several case studies and literature research. The result is a scientifically evaluated Performance Improvement Method. READ MORE

  3. 3. Load and Risk Based Maintenance Management of Wind Turbines

    Author : Pramod Bangalore; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; optimization; wind energy.; supervisory control and data acquisition SCADA ; condition monitoring system CMS ; Artificial neural networks ANN ; maintenance strategy; maintenance planning; maintenance management; life cycle cost;

    Abstract : The cost of maintenance is a considerable part of the total life cycle cost in wind turbines, especially for offshore applications. Research has shown that some critical components account for most of the downtime in the wind turbines. READ MORE

  4. 4. Maintenance related losses : a study at the Swedish National Rail Administration

    Author : Mattias Holmgren; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology and Management; Drift och underhållsteknik; Operation and Maintenance;

    Abstract : The global competition among companies has lead to higher demands of the production system. Quality has become an important factor for competition. Customer satisfaction depends upon the fulfillment of a number of quality parameters. Two important quality parameters are dependability and safety. READ MORE

  5. 5. Condition-Based Maintenance: Selection and Improvement of a Cost-Effective Vibration-Based Maintenance Policy for Rolling element Bearings

    Author : Basim Al-Najjar; Sherwin David; Bo Bergman; Produktionsekonomi; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; vibration and acoustic engineering; vacuum technology; hydraulics; Mechanical engineering; a cost-effective vibration-based maintenance policy.; Integrated maintenance; Condition monitoring and control; Total Time on Test-plots; Vibration monitoring; effectiveness and accuracy; Failure causes and mechanisms; Maintenance quality; Maskinteknik; hydraulik; vakuumteknik; vibrationer; akustik; Commercial and industrial economics; Industriell ekonomi; Maintenance Technology; Terotechnology;

    Abstract : Modern machinery is expensive and therefore must run at high availability and effectiveness which cannot be achieved without an effective maintenance policy. Condition monitoring, (CM), techniques can be utilised to reduce or arrest the rate of deterioration of a component so increasing operating life. READ MORE