Machine Tool Reliability

byBhupesh K. Lad, Divya Shrivastava, Makarand S. Kulkarni

Hardcover | April 4, 2016

Machine Tool Reliability by Bhupesh K. Lad
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This book explores the domain of reliability engineering in the context of machine tools. Failures of machine tools not only jeopardize users' ability to meet their due date commitments but also lead to poor quality of products, slower production, down time losses etc.

Poor reliability and improper maintenance of a machine tool greatly increases the life cycle cost to the user. Thus, the application area of the present book, i.e. machine tools, will be equally appealing to machine tool designers, production engineers and maintenance managers. The book will serve as a consolidated volume on various dimensions of machine tool reliability and its implications from manufacturers and users point of view.

From the manufacturers' point of view, it discusses various approaches for reliability and maintenance based design of machine tools. In specific, it discusses simultaneous selection of optimal reliability configuration and maintenance schedules, maintenance optimization under various maintenance scenarios and cost based FMEA.

From the users' point of view, it explores the role of machine tool reliability in shop floor level decision- making. In specific, it shows how to model the interactions of machine tool reliability with production scheduling, maintenance scheduling and process quality control.

Bhupesh Kumar Lad is an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Indore. He is associated with Industrial Engineering Research Group at IIT Indore. He gained his PhD in Reliability Engineering from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD). Bef...
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Title:Machine Tool ReliabilityFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:336 pages, 9.1 X 6.2 X 1 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 9.1 X 6.2 X 1 inPublished:April 4, 2016Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:111903860X

ISBN - 13:9781119038603

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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