Managing the replacement and the stocking of equipment engines
CIM Bulletin, Vol. 80, No. 906, 1987
J.L COLLINS, Department of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering University Laval Ste-Foy, Quebec
This paper deals with the quantitative analysis of mine maintenance records. Based on a case study of dozer engine records, the author suggests an easy method of deriving useful information for managerial decisions in a step-by-step manner. More specifically, the paper deals with the following topics:
determination of the most economical replacement time,
determination of reliability characteristics,
determination of the number of replacements, and
determination of the number of spares.
Equipment, Mine maintenance, Records, Dozer engines, Engine repair.