Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

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

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Posted by: Ankur (ankur@indogroup.net )
Organization:Indo
Date posted: Fri Mar 25 11:13:20 US/Eastern 2005
Subject: Failure Rates
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I am doing FMEA analysise of a benchmark power supply as for trial. For this I have to calculate RPN which is (RPN= SEVERITY x PROBABILITY OF FAILURE X DETECTION). I have found out the failure rates of each components using prism. That gives me failures/million hr. How can relate this failure rate with the severity or prbability of occurence. Can you suggest on this. I'll be really kind if you can help,

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