Condition-based Maintenance: Determination of optimal deterioration levels to perform preventive activities by using a multi-objective evolutionary algorithm

A. Goti and A. Sanchez
Submission Type: 
Full Paper
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Several authors insist on the fact that maintenance is a key activity in the manufacturing industry, because of its economic consequences. Within maintenance, Condition-Based Maintenance programs can provide significant advantages to industrial plants. This paper is focused on the problem of Condition-Based Maintenance optimization in an industrial environment, with the objective of determining both the critical age level to perform preventive maintenance activities and the amount of preventive maintenance activities to be executed before upgrading or substituting components. For this purpose, a mathematical model that considers the evolution in quality and production speed along with condition based, corrective and preventive maintenance has been developed. The cost optimization process is performed using a Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm. Both the model and the optimization approach are applied to an industrial case.

Publication Year: 
2016
Publication Volume: 
7
Publication Control Number: 
047
Page Count: 
9
Submission Keywords: 
Condition Based Maintenance
industrial case
genetic algorithms
Submission Topic Areas: 
Industrial applications
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