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Stories of PM – A Comprehensive Primer of Preventive Maintenance

Joel Levitt | , Springfield

PM (Preventive Maintenance) is the primary way to ensure the reliability of machines, buildings, or other physical assets. Even the most rigorous reliability techniques such as RCM and PMO, in the end, rely on effective PM. There are many scholarly books on PM (such as the author’s Complete Guide to Preventive and Predictive Maintenance), but nothing for PM practitioners and their lead hands.

In a series of interesting anecdotes, Stories of PM tells the PM person the why, what, when, where, and even sometimes how to PM effectively. The stories are fun to read and contain descriptive color drawings. Stories of PM tells the whole story of PM including the history and a couple of fun stories. Included are about a dozen best practices disguised as the rantings of a bug.

Stories of PM is the third book in the series Elements of Great Maintenance Management, which was designed to educate practitioners in the basics of some, often complex, but vital maintenance ideas.

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