The Defect Elimination Program consists in a culture involving the operational teams that constantly identify where the defects are to quickly define the priorities for defect elimination and move to the actions implementation to achieve the desire results.
Irreversible process in one or more characteristics of an item with either time, use or an external cause.
Collective item used to describe the availability and its influencing factors: reliability, maintainability and maintenance supportability.
Design for ROMSI is a process that encompasses tools and procedures to ensure that an asset meets its reliability, operability, maintainability, safety and inspectability requirements, under its use environment, for the duration of its lifetime.
DfROMSI is implemented in the design stage of an asset to proactively improve reliability, operability, maintainability, safety and conditions for inspection. Designing reliable equipment and plants requires risk assessment, clear knowledge of the operating context, involvement from operations, maintenance and engineering domain experts, and a focus on optimizing the life-cycle cost.
Design out Maintenance are the asset redesign/enhance performed to improve asset reliability and maintainability to maintain the asset As Good as New.
Ability of an item to perform a required function under given conditions of use and maintenance, until a limiting state is reached.