Development of Standardized Component-Based Equipment Specifications and Transition Plan into a Predictive Maintenance Strategy

This project investigated Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) equipment records and equipment industry standards to produce standard equipment specifications and a predictive maintenance schedule for the more than 1100 single and tandem axle trucks in use at INDOT. The research utilized equipment records from the M5 software program that INDOT currently uses. The predictive maintenance schedule includes the major components, those items whose cost is more than $200. There were other outcomes and related equipment recommendations produced. Based on the data analysis, expected component life was calculated and the results reported in the predictive maintenance schedule. The research team consulted with other equipment industry sources to include other components and maintenance activities that should be included in a predictive schedule. Other reported results are a daily driver checklist, other recommended maintenance programs, recommendations to truck specifications, shop based software tools, and oil sampling program. Also an Excel analysis tool was developed for use at INDOT to categorize parts and perform average life analyses.

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    Purdue University

    Joint Transportation Research Program
    West Lafayette, IN  United States  47907-2051

    Indiana Department of Transportation

    100 N Senate Avenue
    Indianapolis, IN  United States  46204

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Haddock, John E
    • McCullouch, Bob
    • Domonkos, Richard
    • Atisso, Etienne
  • Publication Date: 2015-12


  • English

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Final Report
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Maps; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 62p

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  • Accession Number: 01610843
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9781622603916
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA/IN/JTRP‐2015/28
  • Contract Numbers: SPR‐3802
  • Created Date: Sep 6 2016 1:57PM