Condition monitoring - why it sometimes goes wrong


Discusses the reasons why the adoption of condition monitoring may not be successful.  Discusses causes of failure including:  poor measurement quality, too many measurements, no training, diagnostics, poor reporting methodology and a lack of interaction between condition monitoring and maintenance technicians.  Concludes by summarising how condition monitoring should fit into today's industry and how problems can be solved.

Primary Author(s): Courtney S

Source: Condition monitor, June 2002, issue no. 186, 12-14, 1 fig.

             BSRIA Abstract Doc 000104020 Abs 20022514

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