FAILURE MODES AND EFFECTS ANALYSIS (FMEA)

is one of the many methods of qualitative analysis where the components of the proposed system are listed along-side any potential safety consequences and then an audit decides the best course forward.

FAILURE MODES AND EFFECTS ANALYSIS (FMEA): "When evaluating the safety of a piece of equipment; the components are listed against potential consequences of their presence before being evaluated."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FAILURE MODES AND EFFECTS ANALYSIS (FMEA)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/failure-modes-and-effects-analysis-fmea/ (accessed August 8, 2020).
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