Towards Ture Dynamic Decision Making in Maintenance

Adam Adgar, Erkki Jantunen, Aitor Arnaiz

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference AbstractScientific


The maintenance of machinery and assets in European industry has been shown to account for a significant proportion of operating costs, however substantial savings are possible through the use of more technologically advanced approaches. Modern industrial production systems are experiencing ever increasing demands for improved machinery reliability, efficiency, safety and environmental performance. Maintenance system technology has progressed to some extent but complete solutions with the flexibility to satisfy the demands of a wide range of users are still not widely utilised. A key strategy of the developed approach involves the extensive use of stored and transmitted electronic data in order to ensure availability fo up-to-date, accurate and detailed information. This strategy provides great advantages for both human and machine-based decision making capability. For instance the system aims to assist in the inspection and maintenance process by identifying priority cases, collating and delivering detailed documentation on maintenance procedures and also to plan and schedule these activities. Several key aspects of the project will be identified and the methods and technologies used to develop the maintenance infrastructures that allow such rapid, efficient, and costeffective decisions to be made will be discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2008
MoE publication typeNot Eligible
Event62nd Meeting of the Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology, MFPT - Virginia Beach, VA, United States
Duration: 6 Apr 20088 Apr 2008


Conference62nd Meeting of the Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology, MFPT
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityVirginia Beach, VA


  • Maintenance strategy
  • Decision making
  • Condition monitoring
  • Diagnostics
  • Reliability


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