Proposed Availability Index for Construction Machinery Prepared by CIMTC Subcommittee XXIV - Reliability 710687
An SAE Recommended Practice is being developed for standardizing the quantification and/or definition of equipment availability in the construction and industrial machinery industry. Terms are defined, a test procedure is described, and sample calculations are illustrated. Controversial areas are listed. A brief history of the steps leading to the development of the proposed SAE Recommended Practice-SAE J199 is included.