Preface.; 1. Introduction to Maintenance Systems.; 2. Maintainability.; 3. Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM).; 4. Reliability-Centred Maintenance (RCM).; 5. Asset and Spare Parts Management.; 6. Safety Engineering and Fault Tree Analysis.; 7. Total Productive Maintenance.; 8. Maintenance Planning and Scheduling.; 9. Computer Applications in Maintenance Management.; 10. Statistical Distribution in Preventive Maintenance.; 11. Maintenance Integration.; 12. Maintenance Effectiveness.; Appendices; I: Maintenance Lubricants and Their Applications.; II: Key Definitions in Lubrication.; III: Suggested Questions with Answers.; IV: Modal Questions.; Bibliography.; Index.
K. VENKATARAMAN is presently serving in the faculty for off-campus programmes of BITS Pilani, Chennai Centre. He graduated in mechanical engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy in the year 1970, and later received his master's degree from Concordia University, Montreal. He served for 29 years with MECON, a renowned engineering consultancy organization, before joining academics in the year 2000.