This appendix provides a summary of the maintenance operations for
It authorizes categories of maintenance for specific main-
This appendix may be used
equipnent required to perform each function.
as an aid in planning maintenance operations.
Maintenance functions will be limited to and defined as follows:
To determine the serviceability of an item by comparing
its physical, mechanical, and/or electrical characteristics with estab-
lished standards through examination.
To verify serviceability and to detect incipient failure by
measuring the mechanical or electrical characteristics of an item and com-
paring those characteristics with prescribed standards.
Operations required periodically to keep an item in proper
operating condition, i.e., to-clean, preserve, drain, paint, or to replenish
Maintain within prescribed-limits by bringing into proper
or exact position , or by setting the operating characteristics to the speci-
To adjust specified variable elements of an item to about
optimum or desired performance.