Risk Based Maintenance in the Hydroelectric Power Plants
AbstractIn this study, maintenance planning problem is handled in one of the hydroelectric power plants which directly affect Turkey’s energy supply security with a fifth share in the total generation. In this study, a result is obtained by taking into consideration the multi-objective and multi-criteria structure of the maintenance planning in the hydroelectric power plants with thousands of complex equipment and the direct effect of this equipment on uninterrupted and low-cost electricity generation. In the first stage, the risk levels of the equipment in terms of the power plant are obtained with the combination of AHP (Analytical Hierarchy Process) and TOPSIS (technique for order preference by similarity to ideal solution) which are frequently used in the literature due to their advantages. Department-based maintenance plans of all equipment for periodic and revision maintenance strategies are formed by integrating these values into the time allocated for maintenance and the number of employees constraints. As a result of the application of this methodology which is designed for the first time in the literature with the integration of multi-criteria decision-making methods for the maintenance planning problem in a hydroelectric power plant, all elements that prevent the sustainable energy supply in the power plant are eliminated. View Full-Text
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Özcan, E.; Yumuşak, R.; Eren, T. Risk Based Maintenance in the Hydroelectric Power Plants. Energies 2019, 12, 1502.
Özcan E, Yumuşak R, Eren T. Risk Based Maintenance in the Hydroelectric Power Plants. Energies. 2019; 12(8):1502.Chicago/Turabian Style
Özcan, Evrencan; Yumuşak, Rabia; Eren, Tamer. 2019. "Risk Based Maintenance in the Hydroelectric Power Plants." Energies 12, no. 8: 1502.
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