When asked, “winners” in various fields often attribute their successes to teamwork, planning, preparation, and persistence. That approach can lead to big wins in RAM. The author maps out a path to excellence.
Follow-up investigation of the Texas power-outage disaster will likely reveal that the real problems were more complex than reduced wind and solar capabilities. Expect a host of recommendations.
The types and numbers of terrible stories coming out of Texas with regard to the state’s recent power-outage catastrophe are hard to comprehend. As this article notes, there’s some real explaining needed.
While equipment failure modes can be studied, simulated, recreated, analyzed, and predicted to a great extent, weather prediction is a very different animal. Balancing these aspects of grid management is tough.
Data-Driven Decision Making In Asset Management: An Interview With Dr. Ajith Parlikad Of IoM Cambridge
A plant’s transition to capturing the right equipment-data and creating the right data models may take time, effort, and investment, but it’s well worth it. In this interview,, a noted UK-based expert puts the task into perspective.
Equipment and process reliability and availability depend on a reliable supply chain, which isn’t a given today. Understanding the root causes of various shortages can help our industries recover.
Rockwell Automation has introduced a pair of new solutions for enhancing safety and productivity in plants.
USDOE has begun rolling out its new “U.S. Industrial and Commercial Motor System Market Assessment Report.” It’s very different from the first (1996) edition. This article begins explaining how and why.
Industrial lubricants rarely come with a specified “best before date.” This fact, though, shouldn’t stop sites from implementing strategies to keep these products going strong and delivering as designed.
Checking and possibly re-calibrating mechanical overspeed-trip devices on small turbines is an important, but often neglected annual PM task in plants. Well-engineered, reliable, electronic OSP systems spell relief.