Equipment Deficiency Intolerance Index

Helms, Douglas F.
March 2006
Nuclear Plant Journal;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p46
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the Equipment Deficiency Intolerance Index, a tool developed by Tennessee Valley Authority as part of an initiative to improve equipment reliability and intolerance for deficiencies at its nuclear energy plants. The said index is a combination of 20 attributes that impact operations, maintenance, work control, and engineering. It reinforces elimination of degraded conditions, associated compensatory measures, and their adverse aggregate effect.


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