Practical Root Cause Failure Analysis: Key Elements, Case Studies, and Common Equipment Failures (Hardcover)

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Practical Root Cause Failure Analysis: Key Elements, Case Studies, and Common Equipment Failures (Hardcover)

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Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) is a method used by maintenance and reliability industry professionals as one of the key tools to drive improvement. This book offers a quick guide to the applications involved in performing a successful RCFA by providing a foundational view of maintenance and reliability strategies. It also highlights the practical applications of RCFA and identifies how to achieve a successful RCFA, as well as discussing common equipment failures and how to solve them. Case studies on topics including pump system failure analysis and vibration analysis are included.

  • Suggests examples on how to solve common failure on many types of equipment, including fatigue, pumps, bearings, and mechanical power transmission

Highlights practical applications of RCFA

Identifies key elements for how to achieve a successful RCFA

Presents case studies on topics including pump system failure analysis and vibration analysis

The book is a must-read for any reliability engineer, particularly mechanical reliability professionals.

A native of Kossuth, MS, Mr. Randy Riddell attended Mississippi State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Riddell has over 30 years of industrial experience with a career focused on maintenance and reliability in the paper industry. His formal certifications include CMRP from SMRP, MLTI from ICML, CLS from STLE, Level 1 Vibration, and Pump System Assessment Professional, PSAP, from the Hydraulic Institute. Mr. Riddell has published many articles around industrial equipment reliability topics. Mr. Riddell has also been a guest speaker at several industry and University engineering settings.
Product Details ISBN: 9781032164656
ISBN-10: 1032164654
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: June 8th, 2022
Pages: 160
Language: English