System Degradation and Maintenance

  • D. N. P. MurthyEmail author
  • Nat Jack
Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)


Every system (product, plant or infrastructure) is unreliable in the sense that it degrades and eventually fails. Maintenance is needed to compensate for this unreliability. Any decision-making with respect to maintenance requires a proper understanding of the degradation processes over time and the actions of maintenance from a system life cycle perspective.


Maintenance Action Asphalt Binder Recycle Aggregate Asphalt Pavement Maintenance Policy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mechanical and Mining EngineeringUniversity of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Dundee Business SchoolUniversity of Abertay DundeeDundeeUK

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