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Illustrated Case Studies in the Maintenance Reliability Engineering World of Failure Analysis, Predictive Maintenance, and Non Destructive Evaluation



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Updated 5-3-2016


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ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND EDITOR: RICHARD H. ADLER - Has over 35 years of rotating and stationary equipment experience within the fields of maintenance reliability engineering. Worked for several Fortune 500 companies in the petrochemical, oil refining, specialty chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. Holds Professional Engineer licenses in the states of Kansas and Wyoming. Graduated with a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University. Currently doing consulting work and writing a book on Maintenance Reliability Engineering.

AN ILLUSTRATED BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO MAINTENANCE RELIABILITY ENGINEERING AND FAILURE ANALYSIS - This website is for the engineer, supervisor, or manager, who is interested in learning how to troubleshoot industrial equipment problems and understanding some of the basic skills which are required in Maintenance Reliability Engineering. It is not meant to be a definitive source, but is meant to provide "snapshots" of failure analysis and predictive maintenance in action.

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DISCLAIMER - The information and opinions expressed herein do not represent any current or past operating, safety, maintenance, or human relation policies, procedures, or opinions of any of the editor's current or past employers. The information contained herein is not meant to be a revelation or contrary to established engineering principles. Every effort has been made to get the facts straight. Therefore, if something in an article is wrong, you are encouraged to bring it to the author's attention.

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