By D.H. Stamatis
A helpful software for setting up and preserving approach reliability, total apparatus effectiveness (OEE) has confirmed to be very powerful in lowering unscheduled downtime for firms around the globe. lots in order that OEE is readily changing into a demand for bettering caliber and substantiating ability in prime companies, in addition to a required region of analysis for the ISO/TS 16949. Breaking down the technique from a historic point of view, The OEE Primer: knowing total apparatus Effectiveness, Reliability, and Maintainability explores the general effectiveness of machines and unveils novel equipment that target layout improvement—including chance research, expense of switch of failure (ROCOF) research, failure price finite point research (FEA), and concept of creative challenge fixing (TRIZ). It covers lack of effectiveness, new equipment, electric upkeep concerns, Weibull distribution, dimension innovations, and mechanical and electric reliability. The ebook additionally: Discusses Reliability and Maintainability (R&M), no longer as instruments for use in particular initiatives, really as a self-discipline Covers the applying of OEE as an total development device Assesses present and new apparatus from classical, reliability, and maintainability views features a bonus CD with greater than a hundred pages of appendices and extra assets that includes statistical tables, outlines, case reviews, guidance, and criteria Introducing the classical method of development, this publication presents an realizing of precisely what OEE is and the way it may be top utilized to handle ability matters. Highlighting mechanical and electric possibilities all through, the textual content contains many tables, types, and examples that in actual fact illustrate and improve the cloth awarded.
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Decide on the proper test level: bogey, test-to-failure, or degradation. b. Clearly define how to measure function and what constitutes failure. c. Develop a statistically valid test plan by applying the fundamentals of experimental design. Establish engineering confidence: Include critical, real-world noise in the test. A Note About the CD Throughout the text, there are references to material appearing in various appendices. All of these appendices are included on the CD supplied in the back of the book.
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