The IT Law Wiki

Preventive maintenance

32,299pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Definitions Edit

Preventive maintenance (PM) is:

[t]he practice of periodically performing maintenance activities on a system or equipment with the intended purpose of preventing unscheduled outages of the equipment due to component failure.[1]
[a]ll actions performed in an attempt to retain an item in a specified condition by providing systematic inspection, detection, and prevention of incipient failures.[2]
[s]ystematic and/or prescribed maintenance intended to reduce the probability of failure.[3]

References Edit

  1. Department of the Army, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems for Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Facilities, at B-4 (Jan. 21, 2006) (full-text).
  2. Defense Acquisition University, Glossary, at B-136 (13th ed. Nov. 2009) (full-text).
  3. NATO Standardization Agency, NATO Glossary of Terms and Definitions 2-P-8 (2008) (full-text).

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki