Availability performance stands for plant efficiency

H. Kortelainen, S. Pursio

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    The analysis of avilability performance model to describe the probability of a system or an item of equipment's ability to perform a required function under specified conditions at a given instant of time was presented. The model was designed considering the logical struture of the system and the storage capacity between process stages. The models discussed the bottllenecks in production and the equipment items causing most downtime to be identified and applicable to evaluate alternative improvenmt strategies.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)474
    Number of pages1
    JournalAppita Journal
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - Sept 2001
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


    • process control
    • data acquisition
    • production control
    • plant efficiency


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