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(August 2012)

Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 4
“Operations Management” Specialization
OM 0015 – Maintenance Management (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1340)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 1
Marks 60
Note: Each Question carries 10 marks. Answer all the questions.

1.
a. Describe the three categories of maintenance activities
b. What are the three stages in the lifecycle management of any machinery? 2. Explain briefly the metrics that can be developed by the maintenance department to identify the gap and take action to achieving the desired level of performance 3. For a good maintenance program, what types of requirements are planned? 4.

a. Explain how breakdown, corrective and remedial maintenance contributes to the maintenance management of an organisation
b. What are the advantages of Planned Maintenance?
5. What is meant by optimal maintenance replacement program? What issue are to be answered by the maintenance manager?
6. What are the maintenance planning principles? How they contribute to the success of planning?

(August 2012)

Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester 4
“Operations Management” Specialization
OM 0015 – Maintenance Management (4 credits)
(Book ID: B1340)

ASSIGNMENT- Set 2
Marks 60
Note: Each Question carries 10 marks

1. What are the broad classifications of spare parts? Why such a classification is important. In what ways the planning of capital and insurance spares differ from rotable spares?
2. Why scheduling the maintenance activities is an important process in management and what benefits will accrue to the organisation? 3. Explain briefly the universal principles used for improving productivity of the maintenance management

4. What are the technical and cost factors required to be considered while taking action to replace the equipment? What methods are suggested for replacement action?
5. Explain briefly the sixteen types of losses that are to be considered for elimination by the maintenance...
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