Risk and Design Management Based on Failure Mode

Part of the Springer Series in Reliability Engineering book series (RELIABILITY)


Latent problems in products can cause the accidents in use. Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) is normally used to predict these latent problems. However, a process of filling data sheets of FMEA is not obvious in detail and the utility of FMEA sheet in next product plans involves various problems such as difficulties in searching specific data. In this chapter, the revised method of FMEA, called System design review based on failure modes (DRBFM) based on the design concept


Failure Mode Design Code Latent Problem Fault Tree Management Section 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nagaoka University of TechnologyNagaoka-shiJapan

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