chapter  8
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Maintenance information systems

The primary objective of the maintenance management is to achieve the optimum balance between the plant availability and maintenance resource utilization. The effective matching of labour and material resources for maintenance planning and control is a dynamic activity. The latest approach has concentrated on supplying management with reliable information on both the equipment performance and cost that would allow them to make the informed decision. Thus, it becomes essential to adopt to technique that would provide adequate and timely information for making the maintenance function more meaningful. The implementation of computer-managed maintenance system is one of the successful ways for achieving the goal.