Maintenance Policies and Strategies

  • Lorenzo Fedele


In this chapter we will analyse the various strategies that we have referred to above, on the basis of an important premise: it is quite easy to have a certain degree of confusion in identifying the various approaches to maintenance, because the diversities that authors attempt to bring to light are often fuzzy and difficult to render in a complete manner and, at times, through translations. In any case, the declared intention of this treatise is not to clarify possible shortfalls relative to terminology, but to provide an overview of the various possible approaches to maintenance, highlighting as much as possible the interrelations and stages that have marked its development.


Preventive Maintenance Spare Part Maintenance Strategy Maintenance Policy Maintenance Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipto. Ingegneria Meccanica, e AerospazialeUniversità di Roma SapienzaRomeItaly

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