Acronyms

A list of commonly used maintenance, reliability, and software acronyms...

  • ACR: Asset Criticality Ranking

  • API: Application Program Interface

  • CAMA: Certified Asset Management Assessor

  • CBM: Condition-Based Monitoring

  • CMMS: Computerized Maintenance Management System

  • CMRP: Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional

  • CMRT: Certified Maintenance & Reliability Technician

  • EAM: Enterprise Asset Management

  • ERP: Enterprise Resource Planning

  • FAMS: Facilities Asset Management Software

  • FMEA: Failure Mode Effects Analysis

  • GIS: Geographic Information System

  • LDAP: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (Windows)

  • MP2: Maintenance Pack II

  • MRO: Maintenance, Repair, & Operations

  • MRP: Material Requirements Planning / Manufacturing Resource Planning

  • MTBF: Mean Time Between Failure

  • MTTR: Mean Time To Repair

  • MVP: Most Valuable Player

  • OLE: Object Linking and Embedding

  • OPC: OLE for Process Control

  • OPC UA: OPC Unified Architecture

  • PdM: Predictive Maintenance

  • PLC: Programmable Logic Controller

  • PM: Preventive Maintenance

  • RCM: Reliability Centered Maintenance

  • SaaS: Software as a Service

  • SaaP: Software as a Product

  • SMRP: Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals

  • TPM: Total Productive Maintenance