An important aspect of preventive maintenance scheduling is the approach used to quantify cost of downtime. Downtime will generally be more expensive if it occurs in a period with a high load for the machine under consideration. The choice of a good preventive maintenance schedule depends on the expected cost of both downtime and the maintenance itself. A computer program, which has been developed to help the manager of a manufacturing organization develop an economic preventive maintenance plan, is presented.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Production and inventory management Washington, D.C.|
|State||Published - 1987|