Maintenance Policies for Non-repairable Components

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We consider the analysis and optimization of maintenance policies for single non-repairable components. We start with two time-based maintenance policies: (1) age-based maintenance, in particular under uncertainty in the lifetime distribution of the component, and (2) block-based maintenance, in particular under random usage of the component. Thereafter, we consider various condition-based maintenance policies. We start with deterioration according to the delay-time model. Then, we continue with deterioration according to a gamma process and consider both policies with continuous monitoring and policies with periodic inspections. In the setting with continuous monitoring we will compare the performance of condition-based maintenance to that of time-based maintenance. We also describe an approach for discretizing continuous-time continuous-state deterioration processes into discrete-time Markov chains, and use this approach to analyze condition-based maintenance with continuous monitoring. Finally, the discretized deterioration process also allows us to optimize maintenance policies with dynamically scheduled aperiodic inspections.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMulticriteria and Optimization Models for Risk, Reliability, and Maintenance Decision Analysis
Subtitle of host publicationRecent Advances
Editors Adiel Teixeira de Almeida, Love Ekenberg, Philip Scarf, Enrico Zio, Ming J. Zuo
Number of pages30
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-89647-8
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-89646-1
Publication statusPublished - 2022

Publication series

NameInternational Series in Operations Research & Management Science
ISSN (Print)0884-8289
ISSN (Electronic)2214-7934

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