New Trends and Digital Tools from Industry 4.0 Applied to Optimize Asset Management, Reliability and Maintenance Processes

A special issue of Information (ISSN 2078-2489). This special issue belongs to the section "Internet of Things (IoT)".

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School of Engineering, University of Seville, 41092 Seville, Spain
Interests: asset management; reliability and risk assessment; data science
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School of Engineering, University of Seville, 41092 Seville, Spain
Interests: reliability; maintenance; asset management

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Department of Industrial Management, School of Engineering, University of Seville, Camino de los Descubrimientos s/n, 41092 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: intelligent assets management systems; reliability and maintenance engineering and management; advance optimization techniques
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue aims to promote and disseminate the latest findings in the fields of asset management and maintenance engineering. We hope to facilitate the exchange of academic research and industrial experiences and encourage business maintenance to inspire greater quality and competitiveness while contributing to the assessment of asset management and the affected entities, as well as to the continuous improvement of the provision of these services.


  • Asset life cycle management;
  • Product–service transformation, and product–service systems;
  • Asset operations and maintenance strategies;
  • Sustainable asset operations and maintenance processes;
  • Dynamic modelling and simulation of asset operations and maintenance;
  • Reliability and resilience engineering;
  • IOT and applications of smart and intelligent sensing and instrumentation;
  • Condition monitoring, diagnostics, prognostics, and asset health indexing;
  • Industry 4.0 platforms and interoperability of ICT systems;
  • Augmented and virtual reality applications;
  • Asset condition, risk, resilience, and vulnerability assessments;
  • Asset management and decision support systems;
  • Applications of international and local guidelines and standards;
  • Refurbishment, renovation, replacement, upgrade decisions, and actions;
  • Human dimensions and asset management performance;
  • Role of cyber security in asset management;
  • Asset management in the industrial sector (energy, healthcare, food and beverage, industry, oil and gas, etc.);
  • Monitoring, diagnostics, and prognostics for smart maintenance.

Prof. Dr. Vicente González-Prida
Prof. Dr. Carlos Parra
Prof. Dr. Adolfo Crespo
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