• EN 60812 : 2006

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    ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES FOR SYSTEM RELIABILITY - PROCEDURE FOR FAILURE MODE AND EFFECTS ANALYSIS (FMEA)

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    Superseded date:  04-03-2020

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    Published date:  17-05-2006

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Overview
      4.1 Introduction
      4.2 Purpose and objectives of the analysis
    5 Failure modes and effects analysis
      5.1 General considerations
      5.2 Preliminary tasks
      5.3 Failure mode, effects, and criticality
          analysis (FMECA)
      5.4 Report of analysis
    6 Other considerations
      6.1 Common-cause failures
      6.2 Human factors
      6.3 Software errors
      6.4 FMEA regarding consequences of system failure
    7 Applications
      7.1 Use of FMEA/FMECA
      7.2 Benefits of FMEA
      7.3 Limitations and deficiencies of FMEA
      7.4 Relationships with other methods
    Annex A (informative) Summary of procedures for FMEA and FMECA
    Annex B (informative) Examples of analyses
    Annex ZA (normative) Normative references to international
                           publications with their corresponding
                           European publications
    Bibliography

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    Defines Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA).

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    Committee SR 56
    Development Note Supersedes HD 485 (05/2006)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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