Effective FMEAs

Author: Carl Carlson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118007433
Format: PDF, Docs
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Effective FMEAs

Author: Carl Carlson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118312589
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Outlines the correct procedures for doing FMEAs and how to successfully apply them in design, development, manufacturing, and service applications There are a myriad of quality and reliability tools available to corporations worldwide, but the one that shows up consistently in company after company is Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA). Effective FMEAs takes the best practices from hundreds of companies and thousands of FMEA applications and presents streamlined procedures for veteran FMEA practitioners, novices, and everyone in between. Written from an applications viewpoint—with many examples, detailed case studies, study problems, and tips included—the book covers the most common types of FMEAs, including System FMEAs, Design FMEAs, Process FMEAs, Maintenance FMEAs, Software FMEAs, and others. It also presents chapters on Fault Tree Analysis, Design Review Based on Failure Mode (DRBFM), Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM), Hazard Analysis, and FMECA (which adds criticality analysis to FMEA). With extensive study problems and a companion Solutions Manual, this book is an ideal resource for academic curricula, as well as for applications in industry. In addition, Effective FMEAs covers: The basics of FMEAs and risk assessment How to apply key factors for effective FMEAs and prevent the most common errors What is needed to provide excellent FMEA facilitation Implementing a "best practice" FMEA process Everyone wants to support the accomplishment of safe and trouble-free products and processes while generating happy and loyal customers. This book will show readers how to use FMEA to anticipate and prevent problems, reduce costs, shorten product development times, and achieve safe and highly reliable products and processes.

Failure Mode and Effect Analysis

Author: D. H. Stamatis
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 0873895983
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Author D. H. Stamatis has updated his comprehensive reference book on failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA). This is one of the most comprehensive guides to FMEA and is excellent for professionals with any level of understanding. This book explains the process of conducting system, design, process, service, and machine FMEAs, and provides the rationale for doing so. Readers will understand what FMEA is, the different types of FMEA, how to construct an FMEA, and the linkages between FMEA and other tools. Stamatis offer a summary of tools/methodologies used in FMEA along with a glossary to explain key terms and principles. the updated edition includes information about the new ISO 9000:2000 standard, the Six Sigma approach to FMEA, a special section on automotive requirements related to ISO/TS 16949, the orobustnesso concept, and TE 9000 and the requirements for reliability and maintainability. the accompanying CD-ROM offers FMEA forms and samples, design review checklist, criteria for evaluation, basic reliability formulae and conversion failure factors, guidelines for RPN calculations and designing a reasonable safe product, and diagrams, and examples of FMEAs with linkages to robustness.

The Power of Deduction

Author: Michael A. Anleitner
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 087389796X
Format: PDF, ePub
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If you really want to improve product designs, you must do more than conceive and develop ideas using intuitive and inductive thinking. While innovation and creativity which are driven by insight and inductive generalizations are critically important in today s competitive world, inspired ideas that are not executed with exquisite attention to detail are, more often than not, doomed to the scrap heap of history. That s where a design failure modes and effects analysis (DFMEA) comes in. But like anything, it has to be done well. Even with a clever or exciting design, a poorly developed DFMEA means that there will likely be serious problems with the design, either during the development cycle or after customers begin to use the product, or both. This book is aimed at engineers, managers, and other professionals who are active participants in product development activities for industrial and commercial products, including design engineers, designers, product engineers, program managers, quality managers and engineers, manufacturing engineers, and business unit managers. How can you turn DFMEA into the powerful tool that it can become? How should DFMEA be approached? This book answers these questions. It introduces DFMEA, outlines some common mistakes made when doing it, and goes deep into a straightforward but comprehensive 7-step process that will ensure your designs and products are world-class.

The Basics of FMEA 2nd Edition

Author: Raymond J. Mikulak
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439809617
Format: PDF, ePub
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Demonstrates How To Perform FMEAs Step-by-Step Originally designed to address safety concerns, Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) is now used throughout the industry to prevent a wide range of process and product problems. Useful in both product design and manufacturing, FMEA can identify improvements early when product and process changes are relatively easy and inexpensive to make. Updated to include changes reflected in ISO/TX-16949:2002 standards and 2008 AIAG guidelines, The Basics of FMEA, Second Edition continues to provide the expert advice needed to help shorten the learning curve for FMEA teams to conduct effective and efficient FMEAs, even if it is their very first one. Includes Ready-to-Use Worksheet Templates Using a manufacturing case study, readers learn step-by-step how to use FMEAs to assess, evaluate, and prioritize areas of risk, and then to implement the actions needed to reduce risks to an acceptable level. It shows the steps needed to ferret out potential problems and prevent making inferior products that could endanger public and worker safety and compromise profits as well as the future of all stakeholders. Although engineers have typically analyzed processes and products for potential failures, the FMEA process standardizes the approach and establishes a common language that nontechnical as well as technical employees can use at all levels. Unlike other improvement tools, FMEA does not require complicated statistics. However, they require a full commitment to quality and a willingness to take a team approach that involves all stakeholders.

The ASQ Pocket Guide to Failure Mode and Effect Analysis FMEA

Author: D.H. Stamatis
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
ISBN: 0873898885
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The recognition that all well-managed companies are interested in preventing or at least minimizing risk in their operations is the concept of risk management analysis. This pocket guide explores the process of evaluation of risk by utilizing one of the core methodologies available: the failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA). The intent in this “Pocket FMEA” is to provide the reader with a booklet that makes the FMEA concept easy to understand and provide some guidelines as to why FMEA is used in so many industries with positive results. The booklet is not a complete reference on FMEA, but rather a summary guide for anyone who wants some fast information regarding failures and how to deal with them. It covers risk, reliability and FMEA, prerequisites of FMEA, what an FMEA is, robustness, the FMEA form and rankings, types of FMEA, and much more.

Reliability Maintainability and Risk

Author: David J. Smith
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0081020228
Format: PDF, ePub
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Reliability, Maintainability and Risk: Practical Methods for Engineers, Ninth Edition, has taught reliability and safety engineers techniques to minimize process design, operation defects, and failures for 35 years. For beginners, the book provides tactics on how to avoid pitfalls in this complex and wide field. For experts in the field, well-described, realistic, and illustrative examples and case studies add new insight and assistance. The author uses his 40 years of experience to create a comprehensive and detailed guide to the field, also providing an excellent description of reliability and risk computation concepts. The book is organized into five parts. Part One covers reliability parameters and costs traces the history of reliability and safety technology, presenting a cost-effective approach to quality, reliability, and safety. Part Two deals with the interpretation of failure rates, while Part Three focuses on the prediction of reliability and risk. Part Four discusses design and assurance techniques, review and testing techniques, reliability growth modeling, field data collection and feedback, predicting and demonstrating repair times, quantified reliability maintenance, and systematic failures, while Part 5 deals with legal, management and safety issues, such as project management, product liability, and safety legislation. Additional chapter on helicopter and aviation safety record Coverage of models for partial valve stroke test, fault tree logic and quantification difficulties More detail on use of tools such as FMEDA and programming standards like MISRA

Design for Reliability

Author: Dev G. Raheja
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118310039
Format: PDF, ePub
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A unique, design-based approach to reliability engineering Design for Reliability provides engineers and managers with a range of tools and techniques for incorporating reliability into the design process for complex systems. It clearly explains how to design for zero failure of critical system functions, leading to enormous savings in product life-cycle costs and a dramatic improvement in the ability to compete in global markets. Readers will find a wealth of design practices not covered in typical engineering books, allowing them to think outside the box when developing reliability requirements. They will learn to address high failure rates associated with systems that are not properly designed for reliability, avoiding expensive and time-consuming engineering changes, such as excessive testing, repairs, maintenance, inspection, and logistics. Special features of this book include: A unified approach that integrates ideas from computer science and reliability engineering Techniques applicable to reliability as well as safety, maintainability, system integration, and logistic engineering Chapters on design for extreme environments, developing reliable software, design for trustworthiness, and HALT influence on design Design for Reliability is a must-have guide for engineers and managers in R&D, product development, reliability engineering, product safety, and quality assurance, as well as anyone who needs to deliver high product performance at a lower cost while minimizing system failure.