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Industrial and Manufacturing Wellness: The Complete Guide to Successful Enterprise Asset Management, 2nd Edition.


Industrial and Manufacturing Wellness: The Complete Guide to Successful Enterprise Asset Management, 2nd Edition

Mike Sondalini

Industrial Press


301 pages




Sondalini, a specialist in information and knowledge management, risk management and elimination, quality management systems, asset management, and operational excellence and reliability engineering, explains how to create and sustain production and equipment reliability in industrial and manufacturing operations using the basics of engineering, risk management, and financial management. He discusses the reliability of work, processes, and machines; the physics of failure; variability in outcomes; preventing life-cycle risks; and six processes of his methodology: identifying business and operational risks, ordering them by importance, numerating risk elimination options, introducing risk control solutions, controlling operational processes, and synthesizing new ideas to continually improve. Also addressed are operating equipment risk assessment, removing risks and raising reliability, chance reduction risk management, selecting a reliability strategy, the accuracy-controlled enterprise, precision maintenance skills and standards, reliability growth, measuring to improve performance, estimating the change of success, failure root cause prevention, change management for workplace innovation, and using a plant wellness index. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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