Plant Maintenance (PM)
Integration Management with SAP R/3
Measures taken to maintain operational systems in working order (for example machines, production installations).
According to DIN 31051, maintenance comprises the following activities:
All measures that determine the actual condition of an operational system
All measures that maintain the target condition of an operational system
All measures that restore the target condition of an operational system
[vgl. www.sapinfo.net/glossary (5.01.2002), URL]