The Erudite Reliability Services OPC Bookstore A focused reliability and asset management library of books
Mark Allen Durivage
Hardcover, 360 pages, Published 2017
This handbook is fully updated to the 2018 Body of Knowledge for the Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE), including the new sections on leadership, performance monitoring, root cause analysis, and quality triangles. Its purpose is to assist individuals preparing for the examination and to provide a reference for the practitioner.
Sarah E. Burke, Rachel T. Silvestrini
Hardcover, 684 pages, Published 2017
Like the previous editions of The Certified Quality Engineer Handbook, this fourth edition is intended to provide the quality professional with a reference book aligned with the ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) Body of Knowledge (BoK)…
Jay L. Bucher
Hardcover, 208 pages, Published 2006
If a business expects to be a player in their market segment, their product(s) must have the quality expected by their customers. This can only be accomplished with test equipment that produces repeatable, accurate, and traceable measurements and/or outputs. Without a quality calibration system in place, this cannot and will not happen…
This book explains the process of conducting system, design, process, service, and machine FMEAs, and provides the rationale for doing so. Readers will understand what FMEA is, the different types of FMEA, how to construct an FMEA, and…
Patrick D.T. O’Connor, Andre Kleyner
Softcover, 512 pages
With emphasis on practical aspects of engineering, this bestseller has gained worldwide recognition through progressive editions as the essential reliability textbook. This fifth edition retains the unique balanced mixture of reliability theory and applications, thoroughly updated with the latest industry best practices…
Hardcover, 272 pages
Devising optimal strategy for maintaining industrial plant can be a difficult task of daunting complexity. This book aims to provide the plant engineer with a comprehensive and systematic approach, a framework of guidelines, for tackling this problem, i.e. for deciding maintenance objectives, formulating equipment life plans and plant maintenance schedules, designing the maintenance organisation and setting up appropriate systems of documentation and control.
Hardcover, 330 pages
How to speed up business processes, improve quality, and cut costs in any industry.
In factories around the world, Toyota consistently makes the highest-quality cars with the fewest defects of any competing manufacturer, while using fewer man-hours, less on-hand inventory, and half the floor space of its competitors. The Toyota Way is the first book for a general audience that explains the management principles and business philosophy behind Toyota’s worldwide reputation for quality and reliability.
Joseph DeFeo, Joseph Juran
Hardcover, 992 pages
The “body of knowledge” for the science of quality management and performance excellence for more than half-a-century, Juran’s Quality Handbook has been completely updated to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s business and quality professionals. Under the guidance of a team of top experts, this authoritative resource demonstrates how to apply the right methods for delivering superior results and achieving excellence in any organization, industry, or country.
Hardcover, 400 pages
The first edition of this award-winning book immediately became one of the most widely read texts by maintenance, reliability, operations, and safety professionals. It is also being used at many colleges and universities throughout the world. It has become a standard reference for anyone preparing for maintenance and reliability professional exams. In the time since original publication, this book has become a must-have guide and reference. It helps everyone ensure that their organization’s assets are operating as and when needed and at reasonable cost.
Richard Schonberger, PhD
Softcover, 272 pages
In his best-selling book Japanese Manufacturing Techniques, Richard J. Schonberger revolutionized American manufacturing theory and, more important, practice. In that breakthrough book, he revealed that Japanese manufacturing excellence was not culturally bound. Offering the first demystified explanation of the simple techniques that fueled Japan’s industrial success, he demonstrated how the same methods could be put to work as effectively in U.S. plants.
Anthony Smith, Glenn Hinchliffe
Hardcover, 368 pages
Reliability-Centered Maintenance provides valuable insights into current preventive maintenance practices and issues, while explaining how a transition from the current “preserve equipment” to “preserve function” mindset is the key ingredient in a maintenance optimization strategy. This book defines the four principal features of RCM and describes the nine essential steps to achieving a successful RCM program.
Hardcover, 478 pages
The 5th edition includes several changes and additions, including a model for determining whether your company is ready to apply lean manufacturing principles (many are not); a new case study that clearly demonstrates the value of applying lifecycle cost principles in capital projects; an additional, and more simplistic, model for helping determine what spares to carry in the storeroom; additional data about the risk of inducing defects and failures during startup; a new way of linking maintenance safety and production process safety into an integrated approach; an updated model for PM optimization; an updated section on asset management; and a new section on performance measurement principles, including an update on leading and lagging indicators. In addition, numerous editorial changes were made to assure clarity and accuracy in the book. We hope you will benefit from and enjoy this latest edition.
Hardcover, 464 pages
One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for nearly three decades. It has transformed the lives of presidents and CEOs, educators and parents—millions of people of all ages and occupations. Now, this 30th anniversary edition of the timeless classic commemorates the wisdom of the 7 habits with modern additions from Sean Covey.
The 7 habits have become famous and are integrated into everyday thinking by millions and millions of people. Why? Because they work!
With Sean Covey’s added takeaways on how the habits can be used in our modern age, the wisdom of the 7 habits will be refreshed for a new generation of leaders.
Hardcover, 221 pages
Successfully Installing TPM in a Non-Japanese Plant: Total Productive Maintenance By Edward H. Hartmann. Modification your practice to put up or throw away the moment to only talk with your buddies. It is done by your everyday, do not you feel tired? Currently, we will show you the extra routine that, really it’s a very old behavior to do that could make your life a lot more certified. When really feeling burnt out of always talking with your buddies all free time, you could locate the book qualify Successfully Installing TPM in a Non-Japanese Plant: Total Productive Maintenance By Edward H. Hartmann then read it.
Hardcover, 200 pages
The fourth volume in the series will show how CMMS/EAM systems are necessary to support a maintenance and reliability organization in companies today. The text begins with the proper methodologies for selecting and implementing a CMMS/EAM system. The text then discusses how to properly utilize the system to gain a maximum return on investment for the system. Finally, the text examines the organization and methodology to truly achieve Enterprise Asset Management – an elusive goal for most modern organizations.
Hardcover, 912 pages Published: 2012
The fully updated industry-standard guide to maintenance planning and scheduling. Written by a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) with more than three decades of experience, this thoroughly revised resource provides proven planning and scheduling strategies that will take any maintenance organization to the next level of performance.