Advertisement

Mining Equipment Maintenance

Chapter
  • 2k Downloads
Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)

Abstract

Maintenance is an important element of mining equipment life cycle. The chapter presents various important aspects of mining equipment maintenance including maintenance-related facts and figures, factors contributing to equipment maintenance cost in mines, maintenance of explosion protected switchgear in mines, useful maintenance measures for mines, and mathematical models for performing mining equipment maintenance.

Keywords

Preventive Maintenance Maintenance Activity Mining System Periodic Maintenance Index Parameter 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Unger, R.L., Conway, K.: Impact of maintainability design on injury rates and maintenance costs for underground mining equipment. In: Improving Safety at Small Underground Mines, compiled by R.H. Peters, Report No. Special Publication 18-94, US Bureau of Mines, Washington, DC, pp. 140–167 (1994)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Conway, E.J., Unger, R.: Maintainability Design of Underground Mining Equipment, Report No. USBMOFR 39-91-V1 and V2, US Bureau of Mines (USBM), Washington, DC (1994)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Hamilton, D.D., Hopper, J.E., Jones, J.H.: Inherently Safe Mining Systems: Executive Summary, Report No. USBM OFR 124-77, US Bureau of Mines, Washington, DC (1977)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Rethi, L.L., Barrett, E.A.: A Summary of Injury Data for Independent Contractor Employees in the Mining Industry from 1983–1990, Report No. USBM IC 9344, US Bureau of Mines, Washington, DC (1993)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Clark, D.: Tribology – its application to equipment reliability and maintainability design in the underground coal mining industry. In: Proceedings of the Institution of Engineers Australia Tribology Conference, pp. 38–44 (1990)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Hall, R.A., Danshmend, L.K., Lipsett, M.G., Wong, J.: Reliability analysis as a tool for surface mining equipment evaluation and selection. CIM Bull. 93, 1044, 78–82 (2000)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Bo Forsman, Kumar, U.: Surface mining equipment and maintenance trends in the Scandinavian countries. J. Mines Minerals Fuels August/September, 266–269 (1992)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Harjunpaa, H.: How to determine the effectiveness of an industrial maintenance organization and its influence on the profitability of a company. In: Proceedings of the Euro Maintenance Conference, pp. 101–104 (1992)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    AMCP 706 – 132, Engineering Design Handbook: Maintenance Engineering Techniques, US Department of Army, Washington, DC (1975)Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Dhillon, B.S.: Engineering Maintenance: A Modern Approach. CRC, Boca Raton, FL (2002)Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Leugner, T.: Developing a total productive maintenance (TPM) programme. Quarry Manage. August, 21–25 (1996)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Niebel, B.W.: Engineering Maintenance Management. Dekker, New York (1994)Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Westerkamp, T.A.: Maintenance Manager’s Standard Manual. Prentice-Hall, Paramus, NJ (1997)Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Stoneham, D.: The Maintenance Management and Technology Handbook. Elsevier, Oxford, UK (1998)Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Hartmann, E., Knapp, D.J., Johnstone, J.J., Ward, K.G.: How to Manage Maintenance. American Management Association, New York (1994)Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Dhillon, B.S.: Engineering Maintenance: A Modern Approach. CRC, Boca Raton, FL (2002)Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Wild, R.: Essentials of Production and Operations Management. Holt, Reinhart, and Winston, London (1985)Google Scholar
  18. 18.
    Dhillon, B.S.: Mechanical Reliability: Theory, Models, and Applications. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Washington, DC (1988)Google Scholar
  19. 19.
    RADC Reliability Engineer’s Toolkit, prepared by the Systems Reliability and Engineering Division, Rome Air Development Center, Griffiss Air Force Base, Rome, NY (1988)Google Scholar
  20. 20.
    Rosenheim, D.E.: Analysis of Reliability Improvement Through Redundancy. In: Proceedings of the New York University Conference on Reliability Theory, pp. 119–142 (June 1958)Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    Von Alven, W.J.: Reliability Engineering. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ (1964)Google Scholar
  22. 22.
    Dhillon, B.S.: Reliability Engineering in Systems Design and Operation. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York (1983)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer London 2008

Personalised recommendations