DU Jingyu, LI Jianping, HU Yimfun, GUAN Xin, SI Min, LIU Bin. Maintenance Scheduling with Delay-time Modelling: An Overview[J]. International Journal of Plant Engineering and Management, 2021, 26(3): 129-149

Maintenance Scheduling with Delay-time Modelling: An Overview
DU Jingyu1, LI Jianping1, HU Yimfun1, GUAN Xin2, SI Min2, LIU Bin2
1. Faculty of Engineering and Informatics, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK;
2. School of Electrical Engineering, Shenyang University of Technology, Shenyang 110870, China
Effective maintenance is a key for infrastructures' high operational reliability. The integration of corrective repairs and schedule-based failure preventions has been a mainstream of modern maintenance, and an associated policy-making technique, delay-time modelling, is overviewedin this paper for optimising the maintenance cost-efficiency in different practical scenarios, including imperfect, opportunistic and nested maintenance. A few typical examples of its applications in minimising maintenance operating expenses are discussed in this paper and their results are explained to better demonstrate the benefits of the technique. This work aims to prepare for the future applications of the delay-time modelling in railway maintenance policy making.
Key words:    maintenance    failure prevention    delay-time modelling    cost minimisation   
Received: 2021-03-19     Revised:
DOI: 10.13434/j.cnki.1007-4546.2021.0301
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