According to Atul Gawande's excellent book "The Checklist Manifesto", failures only happen because of two things: ignorance or ineptitude.
- Bill Barto
- RELIABILITY CONNECT
True Co$t of Co$t Cutting Planned Maintenance Program - "the most dangerous phrase in the English language is "we've always done it this way".
- Dare Petreski
- Delta Asset Reliability
Fault tree analysis, also known as causal tree analysis, is a powerful technique that can be used prior to performing reliability centered maintenance RCM or failure modes, effects, and Criticality Analysis FMECA. Fault tree analysis enables you to fully understand and asset or system so you can be sure the asset strategy covers all of the functions and failure modes.
- Jason Tranter
- Mobius Institute
Electrical failure modes can be divided into four main categories. This tip will briefly discuss these categories and their associated thermal patterns to help the field thermographer better understand and identify thermal anomalies found in the field...
- Roy Huff
- The Snell Group
One of the most frequently quoted studies related to electric motor reliability is a 1983 Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) project performed by General Electric...
- Howard Penrose
- MotorDoc LLC