DESIGN FOR MAINTENANCE

The Chief Mechanical and Electrical Engineer of the British Railways Board, K. Taylor, explains how staff reorganization to give engineers responsibility for the design, performance and maintenance of a vehicle led to new designs and refinements of existing designs. Examples are given of some equipment which British Rail has produced with lowest total life cost as the primary target.

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    Design Council

    29 Haymarket
    London SW14 4SU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Taylor, K
  • Publication Date: 1980-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 420-422
  • Serial:
    • ENGINEERING
    • Volume: 220
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: GILLARD WELCH LIMITED
    • ISSN: 0013-7782

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00316569
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1980 12:00AM