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"Poor" (Condition)
One of the relative positions on  a condition index /scale that can be applied to either individual assets (such as roofs and boilers) or entire facilities.

"Poor" forms part of a linguistic scale (index) rather that is typically applied to a group of measures that are underpinned by a numerical scale.


Scale
The typical linguistic scale/index utilizes terms such as:

Attributes
Listed below are some of the characteristics of an asset or facility at this condition level:

Application to Facilities 
The "good" ranking classification is utilized in the following key performance indicators
Generally associated with a facility that is operating at Level 3 (managed care) and Level 4 (reactive management) of an operating standard.
Evaluation
Listed below are some of the merits of this condition ranking scheme:
  • The ranking scale is simple and intuitive to use. 
Listed below are some of the limitation of this condition ranking scheme:
  • The terms are somewhat subjective and relative. 
  • The four tiered ranking scale may be too granular in some circumstances.
Example of a facility in poor condition established by the facility condition index and extended facility condition index
Fig. Two key performance indicators confirming that a facility is in relatively "poor" condition.


example of the progression of deterioration from "P" to "F" along the P-F curve
Fig. An example of the progression of deterioration from potential failure ("P") to functional failure ("F") along the P-F interval.

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