Keyword: maintenance, repair & replacement
Cost rate heuristics for semi-Markov decision processes
Whitaker Lyn R.
In response to the computational complexity of the dynamic programming/backwards...
Steady-state approximation of a multiechelon multi-indentured repairable-item inventory system with a single repair facility
Albright S. Christian
The authors model a two-echelon multi-indentured repairable-item inventory system...
Preventive maintenance scheduling of power generating units
The problem of preventive maintenance planning of electric power generating units can...
Three case studies of Operational Research for the Royal Air Force
Three case studies of Operational Research for the Royal Air Force are described. They...
EOQ type formulations for controlling repairable inventories
Gelders Ludo F.
Formulations of the EOQ type are presented for controlling inventories of repairable...
Lot sizing to reduce capacity utilization in a production process with defective items, process corrections, and rework
This paper deals with the lot sizing problem in which the key features of...
Production batching with machine breakdowns and safety stocks
The authors study the problem of selecting the economic lot size for an unreliable...
Integration of process monitoring, quality control and maintenance in an M/G/1 queue like production system
For an unreliable production system, process monitoring, quality control, and...
Optimization of machining conditions with practical constraints
This paper presents a model for the optimization of machining conditions in a...
Optimal long-term scheduling of bridge deck replacement and rehabilitation
Jacobs Timothy L.
A mixed-integer mathematical model is presented to optimally schedule long-term bridge...
Optimal replacement in the proportional hazards model
In this paper, the authors examine a replacement problem for a system subject to...
Optimality of control limit policies in replacement models
So Kut C.
The paper studies a class of replacement models for systems subject to deterioration....
Application of expert systems in railroad maintenance: Scheduling rail relays
Railroads replace rail when it exhibits too many defects, wears beyond safe limits, or...
Inspection models and their application
Inspection involves examining deteriorating systems to try to identify their state, in...
A multi-expert system for pavement diagnosis and rehabilitation
A multi-expert system for pavement defect diagnosis and rehabilitation is presented....
Improvement of road maintenance practices in developing countries: Case study from Nepal
Developing countries have lost billions of dollars during the last decade due to the...
Prototype modelling of irregular condition monitoring of production plant
The previously reported modelling of inspection-maintenance problems utilizing the...
On the robustness of ‘insurance type’ spares provisioning strategies
‘Insurance type’ spares are spares for unique parts which are essential to...
Some new aspects of the transient analysis of discrete-parameter Markov models with an application to the evaluation of repair events in power transmission
In Markov reliability modelling, a partitioned state space is used to describe the...
Resources for the repair of non-modular aero-engines
A method is described, based on the use of Markov Processes, for predicting the...
Production lot sizing with machine breakdowns
Economic lot sizing and batching models often assume reliable manufacturing...
A heuristic algorithm to schedule work in the repair industry
Jhaver Sameer, C.
The application of flow shop sequencing to a flow shop generated by organization of a...
Optimal replacement and maintenance of systems subject to semi-Markov damage
A system is subject to damage, the damage process is assumed to be an increasing...
Optimal maintenance policy for a database system with additive garbages
It recently needs to maintain a database periodically and economically for the...
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