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Title: A new preventive maintenance strategy for items sold under warranty
Authors: Jack, Nat
Murthy, D. N. P.
Affiliation: University of Abertay Dundee. Dundee Business School
Keywords: Warranty
Corrective maintenance
Preventive maintenance
Servicing cost
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Type: Journal Article
Refereed: peer-reviewed
Rights: Published version (c)Oxford University Press, available from DOI: 10.1093/imaman/13.2.121
Citation: Jack, N. and Murthy, P. 2002. A new preventive maintenance strategy for items sold under warranty. Ima Journal of Management Mathematics. 13(2):pp.121-129. [Online] Available from: 10.1093/imaman/13.2.121
Abstract: When products are sold under warranty, the manufacturer incurs additional costs for warranty servicing. Preventive maintenance actions can be used to reduce this cost and these are worthwhile only if the extra cost incurred is less than the reduction achieved. In this paper we propose a new preventive maintenance policy where the parameters are selected optimally to minimize the total warranty servicing cost.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10373/308
ISSN: 1471-678X
Appears in Collections:Dundee Business School Collection

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