By Gerd Balzer, Christian Schorn
The publication bargains a large evaluate of asset administration approaches for various utilities, with a unique emphasis on power and water. It presents readers with vital useful concerns about the improvement of recent aggressive buildings and techniques for ensuring a enough offer of power and water in a regulated setting, utilizing basically outlined technical and monetary cornerstones. at the one hand asset proprietors anticipate appropriate pursuits from their funding and enterprise development; nevertheless regulators concentration extra on a competent and reasonably-priced shopper offer. This e-book exhibits the way to think about those diverse views within the strategy of designing new buildings and the way to assure organizational transparency. in line with the most important projects of an asset supervisor, it describes crucial ideas and boundary stipulations for making sure the optimum use of assets in a community, corresponding to funding and upkeep innovations, apparatus provider existence, funding and operational charges, and so forth. furthermore, it issues out their influence at the association of the corporate, together with the required IT panorama and laptop courses. The booklet is the English translation of Asset administration für Infrastrukturanlagen - Energie und Wasser1, written through an identical authors and released by way of Springer in 2014.
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This means, for example, that the equipment no. 3 in the red section should be replaced ﬁrst, then no. 2 and no. 1, although the latter has a worse condition. If a conditioned-based maintenance approach is exclusively carried out, which considers only the equipment condition criteria, the exchange should take place in the order 1–3–2, because the importance of the equipment is not included in the selection. The determination of the order, in which the various assets are taken into account in case of the maintenance activity, is illustrated by a red arrow in each of the ﬁgures.
Switching frequency of a component) and the failure rate, so that based on a statistical test, individual components can be replaced before an outage occurs. This maintenance strategy should be used for equipment according to Sect. 1, if its technical condition cannot be evaluated economically by condition determination or monitoring. In practice, the TBM has the signiﬁcant advantage that, for example, complete substations or feeders can be switched off and thus maintenance of all equipment at the same 22 2 Tasks of the Asset Management time is possible.
The decision for or against a partial or complete refurbishment moves in many cases in a gray area and is generally difﬁcult to describe. , in outdoor installations), the answer to the question—complete replacement or refurbishment—is not always clear. In general, there is an expert assessment, which then leads to a decision procedure. In this case, the human way of thinking to include complex possibilities as well as “fuzzy” issues plays a crucial role to come to a clear “Yes” or “No” decision.