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Conditional Probability of Failure Patterns and their Impact to Maintenance

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Original date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2020
This article is to address the difference in conditional probability of failure patterns, and the impact on how best to maintain assets based upon those differences.
BoK Content Source: 
Practitioner Produced
BoK Content Type: 
Article / Newsletter
Asset Management Framework Subject: 
02 Asset Management Decision Making, 2.02 Operations & Maintenance Decision-Making, 03 Lifecycle Delivery, 3.05 Maintenance Delivery, 3.06 Reliability Engineering, 5.00 Organization and People General, 5.05 Competence Management
Maintenance Management Framework Subject: 
02 Maintenance Program Mgmt, 2.1 Maintenance Requirements, 04 Tools and Tactics, 4.1 Reliability Centered Maint., 4.2 Preventive Maint. Optimization, 4.5 Detective Maintenance, 4.6 Condition Monitoring, 4.7 Operator Performed Maint., 4.8 Predictive Maint. Techniques, 05 Maintenance & Reliability Engineering, 5.3 Failure Analysis, 5.4 Critical Spares & Redundancy Analysis, 5.5 Reliability Sustainment, 5.6 Relability Performance Measurement, 10 Continuous Improvement, 10.4 Maintenance Practices Improvements
Author Employer: 
Asset Management Solutions
Author Bio: 

Leonard G. Middleton is an experienced professional with many years of broad professional experience, in Canada, the US, and internationally, He has worked in a number of different roles related to maintenance, reliability, and asset management,
program and project management, contracts management, outsourcing, and engineering, in industry and in his consulting roles.
His experience in asset intensive industries has reinforced his perspective on the importance of the physical assets on the operational cost structure, and with that the need to get the assets appropriate to the organizational objectives through
projects, and then operating and maintaining them effectively.
Leonard has an undergraduate engineering degree (B.A.Sc.), a graduate business degree (MBA), and holds professional designations in engineering (P.Eng.), project management (PMP), and in Maintenance, Reliability, and Asset Management
(CMRP, MMP, CAMA), and is an RCM Practitioner.
Leonard is a long-time member of PEMAC, having served on the national Board of Directors for multiple terms. He is an  instructor in both the MMP and AMP programs and is a subject matter expert responsible for the content of two MMP modules