Large scale infrastructure projects that rely on heavy machinery are sensitive to downtime. When heavy equipment needs a part replaced, every minute counts. Managing parts availability and flight schedules for a maintenance part or repair and return can be a tough logistics challenge..
- CAP Logistics
Jeff Roscher had a great interview with Nathan Grieve, from Project Hatch, that was released this morning. The article will take you through Jeff’s successful journey in the building of an award-winning computerized maintenance management system (CMMS)..
- Jeff Roscher
An appropriate asset management program would consist of four main pillars: asset life cycle, asset condition management, asset reliability, and asset performance monitoring. This article will examine the different asset management programs utilized in Abqaiq Plant...
- Sultan Alshneiber
- Saudi Aramco
Incredible as it may seem, the vibration (or at least a large part of it) can be detected through video recording with incredible resolution. Saving a huge number of hours in studies that before were time consuming if not impossible to do...
- Dr. Thierry Erbessd
- Erbessd Instruments
Machine learning is a tool that allows systems the ability to learn and improve automatically based upon experience. Machine learning does not need specific programming to carry out an activity. Machine learning is the development of computer programs that can access data, and through a series of algorithms use the data to learn for itself what action should be taken based on that data.
- Michael Howard, DSc
A computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) or enterprise asset management (EAM) software is only as good as the data it contains. Human error accounts for much of the problem as it relates to inconsistencies in data, since employees are responsible for inputting data. Even if your facility utilizes condition monitoring sensors or other automated technology, there is still a human component...
- Frank Harmuth
This technical article develops a universal computer program for the two-plane balance of rigid rotors, by means of a unified treatment of the system and the convention for the phase measurement, which can be used by any general balancing equipment...
- Jose Mendez Adriani
- Central University of Venezuela