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By Joe Amadi-Echendu, Changela Hoohlo, Joe Mathew

Engineering asset administration encompasses every kind of engineered resources together with equipped surroundings, infrastructure, plant, gear, platforms and parts. Following the discharge of ISO 5500x set of criteria, the ninth WCEAM addresses the highly very important factor of what constitutes the physique of data in Engineering Asset administration. issues mentioned by way of Congress delegates are grouped right into a variety of tracks together with ideas for funding and divestment of resources, operations and upkeep of resources, tests of resources situation, probability and vulnerability, applied sciences and platforms for administration of asset, criteria, schooling, education and certification. those complaints comprise a pattern of the wide variety of subject matters awarded through the ninth global Congress on Engineering Asset administration in Pretoria South Africa 28 – 31 October, 2014 and enhances different rising guides and criteria that include the large ranging matters about the administration of engineered actual assets.

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Next Fig. 4 shows the basic process flow-sheet and the main equipment composing the plant section under analysis. The main objective of the case study is to apply the developed TCO evaluation methodology to prove its potentialities for supporting decision making. Basing on the framework presented in Sect. 1, the methodology is applied by the user’s perspective (owner and manager of the plant) dealing with the Middle of Life phase of its asset. The main potentialities expected from the evaluation of the TCO by the plant management are to support re-configuration choices through an economic quantification of the effect of technical changes in the plant.

Using the simulation technique, the system behavior can be generated in a series of random iterations by calculating as a final result, a statistical estimate value of operational availability and OTE for the complete system. One of the main disadvantages of the use of simulation is the high effort that it requires for making the system model and data preparation [17]. To this regard, new approaches are introducing the use of some conventional modeling techniques such RBD for simulation purposes [20, 21, 29].

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