Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Handbook 3/E by Richard (Doc) Palmer

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Handbook 3/E

byRichard (Doc) Palmer

Hardcover | September 4, 2012

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The fully updated industry-standard guide tomaintenance planning and scheduling

Written by a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) with more than three decades ofexperience, this thoroughly revised resource provides proven planning and scheduling strategies that willtake any maintenance organization to the next level of performance. The book covers the accuracy oftime estimates, the level of detail in job plans, creating schedules, staging material, utilizing a CMMS, andmore, all designed for increasing your workforce without hiring.

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Handbook, Third Edition features major additions to the businesscase for planning and scheduling, new case studies, an expanded chapter on KPIs with sample calculations, a new chapter on successful outage management, and a new appendix illustrating how to easily conduct an in-house productivity study. New discussions reveal how the principles of planning and scheduling closely follow the timeless management principles of Dr. W. Edwards Deming and Dr. Peter F. Drucker. This comprehensive guide delivers the experience, advice, and know-how necessary toestablish a world-class maintenance operation.

Detailed coverage of:

  • The business case for the benefit of planning
  • Planning principles
  • Scheduling principles
  • Dealing with reactive maintenance
  • Basic planning
  • Advance scheduling
  • Daily scheduling and supervision
  • Forms and resources
  • The computer in maintenance
  • How planning interacts with preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, and project work
  • How to control planning and use associated KPIs for planning and overall maintenance
  • Shutdown, turnaround, overhaul, and outage management
  • Conclusion: start planning

About The Author

Richard (Doc) Palmer has more than 30 years of industrial experience as a practitioner, primarily within the maintenance department of the Jacksonville Electric Authority, where he was responsible for overhauling the existing maintenance planning organization. Palmer currently provides guidance, mentoring, and training for global compa...

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Title:Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Handbook 3/EFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9.5 × 7.6 × 1.6 inPublished:September 4, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007178411X

ISBN - 13:9780071784115

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Table of Contents

Ch 1. The Business Case for Planning
Ch 2. Planning Principles
Ch 3. Scheduling Principles
Ch 4. Success Only after Dealing with Reactive Maintenance
Ch 5. Basic Planning/Work Orders
Ch 6. Advance Scheduling
Ch 7. Daily Scheduling and Supervision
Ch 8. Forms, Tools, and Resources Overview
Ch 9. The Computer in Maintenance (How They Can Both Help and Hinder Planning)
Ch 10. How Planning Interacts with Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, and Project Work
Ch 11. Control

Ch 12. Shut-downs, Turn-arounds, and Outage Management
Ch 13. Conclusion: Start Planning
Epilogue: An Alternative Day in the Life
App. A. Planning is Just One Tool; What Are the Other Tools Needed
App. B. The People Side of Planning
App. C. What to Buy and Where
App. D. Sample Forms and Work Orders
App. E. Overview of Planner Roles and Duties
App. F. Conducting a Wrench Time Study Easily In-House
App. G. Sample Work Sampling (Wrench Time) Study-Ministudy
App. H. Sample Work Sampling (Wrench Time) Study-Full-Blown
App. I. Special Factors Affecting Productivity
App. J. Work Order System and Codes
App. K. Equipment Schematics and Tagging
App. L. Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
App. M. Establishing a Planning Group; Barriers and Aids to Success
App. N. Example Formal Job Description for Planners
App. O. Example Training Tests
App. P. The Audit for Managers and Change Agents to Improve Maintenance Planning
App. Q. Contracting Out Work
App. R. Concise Text of Missions, Principles, and Guidelines