Proactive Maintenance for Mechanical Systems: Table of Contents

Proactive Maintenance for Mechanical Systems

by Dr. E.C. Fitch


Chapter 1 Maintenance Technology

1.0 Machine Failure

1.1 Maintenance Strategies

1.2 Preventive Maintenance

1.3 Predictive Maintenance

1.4 Proactive Maintenance

1.5 Root Causes of Failure

Chapter 2 Contamination Stability

2.0 Contaminants

2.1 Material Contaminants

2.2 Contaminant Analysis

2.3 Contaminant Exclusion Stability

2.4 Fluid Filtration Stability

2.5 Contaminant Level Reference State

2.6 Component Contaminant Sensitivity

2.7 Contamination Stability

Chapter 3 Leakage Stability

3.0 Leakage

3.1 Leakage Recognition

3.2 Leakage Sources

3.3 External Leakage Sites

3.4 Internal Leakage Sites

Chapter 4 Fluid Chemical Stability

4.0 Fluid Stability

4.1 Stability Indicators

4.2 Oxidation Stability

4.3 Hydrolytic Stability

4.4 Material Stability

4.5 Anti-Rust/Corrosion Stability

4.6 Radiation Stability

4.7 Thermal Stability

4.8 Lubricity Stability

4.9 Antiwear Stability

4.9 Infrared Spectral Stability

Chapter 5 Fluid Physical Stability

5.0 Physical Properties

5.1 Viscosity Stability

5.2 Bulk Modulus

5.3 Density/Specific Gravity Stability

5.4 Surface Tension Stability

5.5 Vapor Pressure/Volatility Stability

5.6 Aeration Stability

5.7 Water Content Stability

5.8 Low Temperature Stability

5.9 Obliteration Stability

5.10 Dielectric Stability

5.11 Heat Transfer Stability

5.12 Particle Contamination Stability

5.13 Flammability Stability

5.14 Toxicity

Chapter 6 Cavitation Stability

6.0 Cavitation Mechanics

6.1 Gaseous Cavitation

6.2 Vaporous Cavitation

6.3 Cavitation Overview

6.4 Reservoir Design Technology

6.5 Suction Line Hydraulics

6.6 Control Valve Effects

6.7 Cavitation in Actuators

6.8 Cavitation in Other Components

6.9 Cavitation Damage

6.10 Cavitation Inception

Chapter 7 Temperature Stability

7.0 Temperature Extremes

7.1 Low Temperature Effects

7.2 High Temperature Effects

7.3 Cause of Overheating

7.4 Cures for Overheating

7.5 Heat Dissipation

7.6 High Temperature Overview

Chapter 8 Wear Stability

8.0 Tribological Wear

8.1 Abrasion Wear

8.2 Adhesion Wear

8.3 Surface Fatigue Wear

8.4 Delamination Wear

8.5 Fretting Wear

8.6 Erosion Wear

8.7 Cavitation Wear

8.8 Corrosion Wear

8.9 Hydrogen-Induced Wear

8.10 Electrokinetic Wear

8.11 Radiation Wear

Chapter 9 Mechanical Stability

9.0 Stability Factors

9.1 Mechanical Static Loads

9.2 Mechanical Dynamic Loads

9.3 Elastic Deflection

9.4 Elastic Buckling

9.5 Plastic Deformation

9.6 Material Creep

9.7 Material Fracture

9.8 Fatigue Fracture

9.9 Material Failure

9.10 Component Failures

Chapter 10 The Proactive Approach

10.0 Maintenance Strategies

10.1 System Monitoring

10.2 Duty Cycle Severity

10.3 Conditional Failure Identification

10.4 Knowledge-Based Maintenance

10.5 System Diagnosis

10.6 Fluid System Diagnosis

10.7 System Prognosis

10.8 Prescriptive Action

10.9 Weak Points of Systems

10.10 Proactive vs. Reactive

 

Bibliography

Index
 

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