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Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

Topic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum ( )
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998

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Posted by: SP
Date posted: Mon Apr 19 9:13:57 US/Eastern 2004
Subject: FMECA
I am undetaking a FMECA and am trying to determine as to whether or not the criticality analysis (Severity of failure v. Probability of failure matrix)takes into account equipment that has redundancy or does it look at the failure of the item as a stand alone item and does not take into account the item having redundancy? I hope this makes sense! Thanks for any advice.

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Subject: FMECA
Reply Posted by: Satish Subramanian
Organization: Proton Energy Systems
Date Posted: Tue Apr 20 8:28:25 US/Eastern 2004
After finishing the FMECA do a FMES(Failure Mode Effects Summary). Please refer to APR4761 for guidance. This should help as I have been through this before.

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