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A Decision Support System Based on RCM Approach to Define Maintenance Strategies

  • Thárcylla Clemente
  • Adiel Almeida-Filho
  • Marcelo Alencar
  • Cristiano Cavalcante
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 139)

Abstract

This article presents a Decision Support System which focuses on an important organizational context: maintenance decisions. Usually, a specific management system is required to deal with data on failure, reliability, maintainability and availability regarding equipment. The maintenance context is surrounded by uncertainty and does not provide a clear profit from its activities, and thus requires a tool which fits in with organizational needs. The tool presented in this paper considers the requirements and approaches of an industrial production system, using concepts and methodologies from Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) to establish maintenance strategies, such as inspection and preventive maintenance planning, and also takes into consideration sophisticated MCDA and FMECA models for strategic decision making.

Keywords

Decision Support System Reliability Centered Maintenance Maintenance Strategies 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thárcylla Clemente
    • 1
  • Adiel Almeida-Filho
    • 1
  • Marcelo Alencar
    • 1
  • Cristiano Cavalcante
    • 1
  1. 1.Production Engineering DepartamentFederal University of PernambucoRecifeBrazil

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