Maintenance Practice

Part of the Energy Systems in Electrical Engineering book series (ESIEE)


The actual service life of plant equipment differs from its nominal design life and it is significantly dependent on good or poor operation and maintenance. Different maintenance practices are adopted on vulnerability of the equipment/system. This chapter has discussed on various practices and their impact on thermal power plant maintenance.


Preventive Maintenance Maintenance Activity Maintenance Strategy Work Order Maintenance Practice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Power Management InstituteNoidaIndia

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