Best Practice Books

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"Rules of Thumb for Maintenance and Reliability Engineers" by Ricky Smith and R. Keith Mobley

These books were written by Ricky Smith along with other well known maintenance best practices Maintenance and Reliability Professionals. World Class Maintenance maintenance training

"Industrial Machinery Repair" by Ricky Smith and R. Keith Mobley

The objective of this book is assist to provide Maintenance Technicians with the foundational requirements for anyone. It is also a great study guide for the Certified Maintenance Reliability Technician (CMRT).

"FRACAS - Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System" by Ricky Smith and Bill Keeter

Written by Bill Keeter and Ricky Smith with the primary focus on providing a resource for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals in managing, and mitigating equipment failures with a simple approach.

"Planning and Scheduling Made Simple" by Ricky Smith and Jerry Wilson

Many organizations do not have an effective Maintenance and Planning functions thus Wrench time in low (Hands on Tool Time". This book was written a Ricky Smith and Jerry Wilson, (one of the best maintenance planning and scheduling practionars in the world)

"Maintenance and Reliability KPIs Made Simple" by Ricky Smith and David Martin

If you are looking for truly fresh approach to Managing Maintenance and Reliability KPIs then this book is worth the small investment.

Free Downloads Maintenance Best Practices

Attached are items which are free by vendors or from Ricky's private library. Enjoy and it is all free.

Bearing Mounting Tools and Products (pdf)

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Bearing Troubleshooting (pdf)

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Belt_PM_Manual (pdf)

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Developing PMs for Hydraulic Systems (pdf)

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Tool Box Training - Criticality Assessment (pdf)

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CMRT Candidate Guide for Certification and Recertification (pdf)

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CMRP Roadmap (pdf)

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Best Maint Repair Practices Article (pdf)

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STRATEGY TO ACHIEVE WORLD CLASS PRODUCTION THROUGH RELIABILITY (1) (pdf)

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