Accession Number:

AD0738948

Title:

An Approach for Determining the Optimal Interval between Preventive Maintenance Actions,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND TEXARKANA TEX INTERN TRAINING CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

The paper describes an alternative approach for determining the optimal duration between scheduled maintenance actions, using the given constraints. There appears to be a tendency, when determining the proper interval between maintenance actions to be either too conservative or too liberal. The report is aimed toward enlightening present outlooks concerning the feasibility of examining a situation to attain an optimal interval. The approach and direction in this report is concentrated upon a cost comparison of the scheduled and the unscheduled cost of a maintenace action based upon the equipments actuarial failure tendencies.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE