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DEFINITION OF MAINTENANCE

Maintenance in engineering work is defined as the functions that should be carried out every day in order to keep the plant or any engineering equipment in good operating condition.  Any breakdown in plant and engineering equipment is the result of inadequate maintenance of equipment.

 

TYPES OF MAINTENANCE

  1. Predictive maintenance: This is a method of using modern device to predict, or foresee an impending breakdown in a machine.
  2. Preventive maintenance: This is the maintenance carried out on any equipment or machinery even before the need arises.  This type of maintenance begins right from the time the equipment is first installed.
  1. Corrective maintenance: This is repair work carried out when equipment has broken down.
See also  VALUES AND MAINTENANCE

 

EVALUATION

  1. Define maintenance
  2. State 3 types of maintenance

 

GENERAL EVALAUTION

  1. State three uses of (i) ceramic (ii) rubber
  2. Mention 5 woodwork bench fittings

 

WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT

  1. Define maintenance
  2. State 3 types of maintenance
  3. Mention 8 forms of energy

 

See also

VICES

HAND TOOL

METAL WORK

WOODWORK HAND TOOLS

REVISION

See also  METAL WORK - HAND TOOL
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