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Abnormal Deterioration

A deterioration rate that does not match the norm for that asset relative to the thresholds contemplated in a deterioration model.

An expression of inadequate durability and robustness of an asset.

Causes
It may be result of a variety of factors, including:

Deterioration correlates with durability and capacity of the asset.


Consequences
Listed below are some of the consequences of abnormal deterioration of an asset:
Additional information on each of the foregoing concepts can be found on their respective pages in this asset management portal.

Management Principles
the owners will need to consider the commissioning of a condition assessment to ascertain cause, prevalence, prognosis and repair strategy.


Also, depending on the circumstances and state of detrioration, the owners should consider an appropriate conditon-based maintenance (CbM) approach.
Decisions should consider the whole life of assets, including the I-P interval and the P-F interva
Fig. Decisions should consider the whole life of assets, including the I-P interval and the P-F interval.



The whole life of assets can be divided into life stages - early life, mid-life and late-life.
Fig. The whole life of assets can be divided into life stages - early life, mid-life and late-life.



P-F interval illustrated with asphalt paving
Fig. The P-F interval illustrated with asphalt paving along the curve.

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