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Physical Asset Management Handbook John S. Mitchell

Physical Asset Management Handbook

John S. Mitchell

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ISBN : 9780985361938
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437 pages
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This definitive handbook provides a practical how to for executives, managers, and team members charged with gaining maximum productivity and effectiveness from physical systems and equipment. The new Fourth Edition is a major update and expansion -MoreThis definitive handbook provides a practical how to for executives, managers, and team members charged with gaining maximum productivity and effectiveness from physical systems and equipment. The new Fourth Edition is a major update and expansion - almost 150 additional pages, or 40% - over the previous edition. The book is a top-to-bottom description of the processes, practices, technology, implementation, and results attainable with Physical Asset Management in a highly practical, experience-oriented, results-directed format. New material includes a chapter on lifecycle cost analysis- individual chapters on change management, leadership and organization- and greatly expanded information on metrics- work and stores management- TPM, RCM and RCA. Two new chapters describe experience implementing programs, and another chapter presents a case study from an industry leader. Also updated and expanded are the definitive chapters on data and information, condition assessment technology, fluid and electrical analysis. The chapters on identifying improvement opportunities, program development and implementation are also greatly expanded. with detailed ideas for justification and implementation for maximum results. The book also addresses financial requirements, including conservation of capital....an incredible collection of information on a subject that is not concisely documented in the literature. John Mitchell is to be congratulated for developing a working handbook with in-depth knowledge on the subject...Any manager who is either new or experienced in the introduction of asset management principles and procedures will surely greatly benefit from study and implementation of the information contained in the Handbook. Ronald L. Eshleman Ph.D., P.E., Director, Vibration Institute