D OE-STD -1065-94
Postmaintenance Test (PMT). Documented postmaintenance testing or
standard checkout and verification, performed following maintenance, which
proves that the equipment is operable as designed and confirms the following:
The original deficiency has been corrected.
No new deficiencies have been created.
The equipment is ready to return to service.
Predictive Maintenance. Actions necessary to monitor, find trends, and
analyze the parameters, performance characteristics, properties, and
signatures associated with equipment, systems, or facilities that are indicative
of decreasing performance or impending failure.
Preventive Maintenance. All those systematically planned and scheduled
actions performed for the purpose of preventing equipment, system, or facility
Root Cause. A determination based on analytical techniques that determines
the fundamental cause of failure.
Structures, Systems and Components (SSC). Physical items designed, built,
and/or installed to support the operation of a facility.
Surveillance Test. A functional test of installed SSC for periodic monitoring
of performance adequacy.
Technical Support. The engineering, design, specialized inspections, planning,
or other such support of capital asset maintenance and repair.
Troubleshooting. The process of locating and identifying SSC malfunctions
through deductive and inductive reasoning and/or testing. The process may
include (but is not limited to) activities such as taking readings, pulling fuses,
stroking valves, changing electronic modules, partial or complete disassembly
of a component, etc.