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Full Article: [pdf] DOI: Language: en Author(s):  Alexandra Karakas
Title: Maintenance, function, and malfunction in technology Abstract: This paper takes a new look at the concept of maintenance through the notion of function and malfunction. I propose that different maintenance strategies have contrasting philosophical approaches about the nature of technology. I claim that the main difference between reactive and predictive maintenance is that the latter holds an underlying deterministic approach.
The publication of the Journal is supported by Budapest University of Technology and Economics.