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Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

  • Salih O. Duffuaa
  • A. Raouf
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Abstract

Effective planning and scheduling contribute significantly to reduced maintenance costs, improved utilization of maintenance resources, and better quality of maintenance work. An essential part of planning and scheduling is to be able to forecast future work and to balance the work load. The maintenance management system should aim to have over 90% of the maintenance work planned and scheduled in order to reap the benefits of planning and scheduling. This chapter presents the ingredients and the techniques for effective planning and scheduling. It covers the elements of planning and the ingredients of sound scheduling. The techniques for scheduling and turnaround maintenance are discussed.

Keywords

Critical Path Stochastic Programming Precedence Relationship Maintenance Work Mathematical Programming Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Systems EngineeringKing Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.University of Management and TechnologyLahorePakistan

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