Asset Management and Cost Saving Maintenance Strategy Based on Risk-Informed Decision Making

  • Robert Kauer
  • Hubert Sacher
Conference paper


By asking the question why new inspection and maintenance strategies have to be developed one can often be made aware that there is always a continue demand for cost reduction and optimisation. In this framework, general trends involving staff reduction, outsourcing, benchmarking etc. can often be observed nearly everywhere.


Failure Probability Steam Turbine Asset Management American Petroleum Institute Risk Matrix 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Kauer
    • 1
  • Hubert Sacher
    • 1
  1. 1.TÜV Industry ServiceTÜV SÜD GroupMünchenGermany

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