Asset Management: The State of the Art in Europe from a Life by Telli van der Lei (auth.), Telli Van der Lei, Paulien

By Telli van der Lei (auth.), Telli Van der Lei, Paulien Herder, Ype Wijnia (eds.)

In the previous many years asset extensive businesses have witnessed a few regulatory alterations and particularly is dealing with ever expanding competitiveness. to beat those demanding situations diversified asset administration equipment were built aimed to enhance the asset lifestyles cycle. specially the layout section and operation and upkeep section have visible an increase in instruments and strategies. Smarter layout may end up in superior operation. Likewise, enhanced operation and upkeep ends up in reduce substitute expenditures and will give you the foundation for larger layout.

This booklet brings jointly and coherently offers the present state-of-the-art in asset administration learn and perform in Europe from a lifestyles cycle viewpoint. every one bankruptcy makes a speciality of particular components of this existence cycle and explains how the equipment and strategies defined are attached and the way they enhance the asset lifestyles cycle, hence treating this significant topic from a different perspective.

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Uncertainty thus should be dealt with in a much more conscious way. In this chapter, we will explore how this can be achieved by employing a sociotechnical system’s perspective, including technical as well as economic and social requirements. The next section addresses dealing with uncertainty in the design of infrastructures. Then, the uncertainties and risks in managing an existing asset base is further explored. The final section addresses the issue of aligning societal demands with technical (im)possibilities by integrating them into a smart asset management process.

The main purpose of serious games is not prediction but communication and the creation of insights about possible futures. The serious game covered the maintenance of a road network. The rationale for this case was the development of maintenance contracts into more innovative contracting practices, that not only addressed the maintenance of the roads, but also design, construction and operation of that road (DBMO contracts for example). Since such 3 A Systems View on Infrastructure Asset Management 37 contracts are granted for longer periods of time, sometimes over 10-20 years, the execution of such contracts is riddled with technical and institutional uncertainty.

We use the notion that a technical and social systems design must be coherent, or consistent, meaning that design choices and operational choices should match in terms of their span of control, their characteristic time constant, and their effects. Or, alternatively, that issues that cannot be solved in a technical manner (equipment, operations, setpoints), are solved in an institutional manner (contracts, agreements, rules, regulations). In order to understand the issues at stake in infrastructure design and asset replacement, we use the technically enriched four-level institutional framework (Williamson, 2000) as put forward by Künneke (2008) and Bauer and Herder (2009), see Fig.

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