This article defines how cracks are managed in the system by a user selection action and system generated actions. The user generated are actions by a user in the mobile app for cracks and typically in Builder for defects.





Definition of Defect = Requires maintenance action [] therefore monitor is not shown as a defect in reports.

ADD CRACK

The Add Crack process is started when an end user clicks on the  button for the structural inspection location on the mobile app. The user enters the crack length and selects the recommended action to determine the required action.


If a Severity levels have been set, the end user will be notified of the severity level based on length entered.

EXISTING CRACK


The Existing Crack process is started when an end user clicks on an existing crack in the crack history for the structural inspection location on the mobile app.  Cracks that haven't been action have a status of NOT INSPECTED.



The user is presented with 3 button options  The user clicks the appropriate button depending on the crack condition

  • Repaired - the crack has been fixed.
  • Grown - the crack length is longer
  • Static - the crack length hasn't changed since last inspection.


The measured crack length is entered and the recommended action is then selected.


If a Severity levels have been set, the end user will be notified of the severity level based on length entered.


Cracks Properties

Length

  • Entered as a value
  • Length of crack can be linked to Severity.
  • User can not set the severity it is derived from the length.
  • Severity is defined in Limits as a limit type ‘Condition List’

Conditional Limit (Crack Severity)

        Example

  • Based on a user defined limit (optional)
    1. < 10mm
    2. 10mm < & < 25mm
    3. 25mm < & < 50mm
    4. > 50mm

Recommended Action

  • Repair
  • Monitor
  • No Action (only available for selection for repaired cracks)

Status

  • New [Set automatically for new cracks]
  • Grown
  • Static
  • Repaired
  • Not Inspected)

Priority

  • P1 – Urgent (24 Hours)
  • P2 – High (7 days)
  • P3 – Medium (30 days)
  • P4 – Low (3 months)

 

New Crack Field Requirements

User to enter the following parameters.

  • Description (Mandatory) – should be name of location (ie track frame etc.)
  • Lengthà Determines Severity if linked to limit
  • Priority (Hidden / Not applicable)
  • Action     àMonitor (Default)

à Repair à Unhide Priority Dropdown (Default P3 - 30 days)

  • Photos (Can set minimum number to take – 0, 1, 2 etc.)

     

Existing Crack  Field Requirements 

Repaired

  • Length (Default = 0)
  • Priority (Hidden)
  • Action (Hidden – system set to No Action)

Grown

  • Length     à Determines Severity if linked to limit
  • Action     àRepair à Unhide Priority Dropdown (Default P3 - 30 days). Save record with new ID.

à Monitor à Save record with new ID

Static à save record with new ID, no user action. Other data remains the same.

Not Inspected à Save record with new ID, no user action. Other data remains the same. This is the default if the user does not select one of the available options. Still creates an recorded to indicate it was inspectioned.