1. bookVolume 2 (2019): Issue 1 (September 2019)
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30 Sep 2018
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General overview of maintenance strategies – concepts and approaches

Published Online: 13 Sep 2019
Page range: 126 - 139
Received: 01 May 2018
Accepted: 01 Aug 2018
Journal Details
First Published
30 Sep 2018
Publication timeframe
1 time per year

This paper presents a literature review of maintenance strategies formulation. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of different published concepts of maintenance strategies, distinguish the most common approaches to this issue and find a general tendency in strategies classification. Furthermore, the review is aimed to point out the importance of unscheduled downtime which might occur during equipment runtime in a production plant. The paper classifies the existing maintenance concepts and emphasizes key assumptions of the analysed strategies. The literature study and carried out analysis could be useful to find appropriate reliability assurance methods. In addition, defined maintenance approaches might help in decision making process in a company. The paper is a comprehensive overview of discussed strategies, which indicates the most frequent maintenance models in the analysed papers.


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