Facility Inspection Field Manual: A Complete Condition Assessment Guide (eBook)

Facility Inspection Field Manual: A Complete Condition Assessment Guide
By:Payant, Richard; Lewis, Bernard;
Pub Date:November 27th 2000
Format:Electronic book text 352 pages
ISBN:0071414746 / 9780071414746
Your Price:$54.95 ADD TO CART
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Get longer, safer system operating life for every facility maintenance dollar!

How do you efficiently manage facility infrastructure? You turn to this hands-on, answer-packed, time- and money-saving guide designed for every facility manager who has to do more with less. It shows you how to conduct seamless facility condition inspections that provide an overall snapshot of the current condition of your facility, generating enormous amounts of priceless information that will help you reduce or eliminate downtime and keep your facility humming.

This comprehensive, portable toolkit packs everything you need to:

* Continually assess the condition status of every aspect of a building: all of its systems and equipment, components and subcomponents
*Identify deficiencies before they become major problems
* Get better performance from every system

Table of contents

Developing a Condition Assessment Program.

The Need for a Condition Assessment Program.

The Condition Assessment Program.

Condition Assessment Customer Survey and Find/Fix Program.

Assessment Inspection Checklists.

DIVISION 1: Building Systems Assessment.

Chimneys and Stacks .

Buildings/Structures Except Roofs and Trusses).




Air-Conditioning Systems

Refrigeration Machine (Centrifugal and Reciprocating).

Air Conditioner- Unitary and Roof Top (Heating and Cooling).


Heating Unit (Gas and Oil Fueled).

Heating Unit (Electrical).

Cranes and Hoists.

Food Preparation and Service Equipment.

Heating Equipment.

Plumbing Equipment.

Ventilating and Exhaust Air Systems.

Hot Water Systems.

Electrical Systems.



DIVISION 2: Operational Facilities Assessment.

Towers, Masts, and Antennas.

Chemical Fuel Facilities (Receiving and Issue).

Chemical (Fuel Facilities) Storage.

Brows and Gangways.

Camels and Separators.

Piers, Wharves, Quaywalls, and Bulkheads.

Disconnecting Switches.

Electrical Grounds and Grounding Systems.

Electrical Instruments.

Electrical Potheads.

Electrical Relay.

Lightning Arrestors

Power Transformers, Deenergized.

Power Transformers, Energized.

Safety Fencing.

Steel Poles and Structures

Vaults and Manholes (Electrical).

Cathodic Protection Systems.

Electric Motors and Generators.

Pier Circuits and Receptacles.

Distribution Transformers , Deenergized.

Distribution Transformers, Energized

Buried and Underground Telephone Cable.

Telephone Substations.

Fuses and Small Circuit Breakers (600 Volts and Below, 30 Amps and Below).


DIVISION 3: Utilities and Underground Improvement Assessment.

Bridges and Trestles.

Fences and Walls.


Railroad Trackage.


Storm Drainage.

Tunnels and Underground Structures.

Piping Systems.

Steam Distribution.


Fresh Water Supply and Distribution System.

Sewage Collection and Disposal Systems.

Unfired Pressure Vessels.

Underground Tanks.

Utilities Plants.

Electrical Generation and/or Distribution.

Heating Generation.

Air Conditioning Generation and Distribution.

Fire Protection System Identification.

Building Sprinkler Alarm Valves.

Alarm Boxes.

Security and Intrusion Alarm System.

DIVISION 4: Special Systems Assessment.

Structural Features (Foundations, Structural Frames, and Similar Items).

Electrical Systems.

Plumbing and Piping Systems.

Motor Assemblies/Electric Motors.

Fans, Fan Shafts, and Fan Shaft Bearings.

Part 3-Assessment Inspection Checklists (Abbreviated).

Building Systems Assessment.


Exterior Elements.

Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning.

Clean Rooms.

Interior Finishes.


Exterior Facilities Assessment.




Railroad Trackage.


Special Systems.

Wind Tunnels.

Vacuum Spheres/Pressure Vessels.

Tunnels/Underground Structures.


Fuel/Chemical Storage/Distribution Facilities.


Supplementary Inspection Checklists.

Safety Management.

Custodial Management.

Grounds Management.

Environmental Management.

Indoor Air Quality Management.

Predictive and Preventive Maintenance

Energy Management Program.


Suggested Average Useful Life of Facility Components.

Electrical Reference Sources.

Electrical Data.

Mechanical Engineering Data.

HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb.

Measurement Data.

Conversion Data.


Author Information

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