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The author 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. This book offers 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 “robustness” concept, and TE 9000 and the requirements for reliability and maintainability. It also includes 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. Content: Front Matter • List of Appendices • List of FMEA Samples Found in Appendix D • List of Figures • List of Tables • Introduction • References • Preface • Table of Contents 1. Legal Approach to Liability 2. FMEA: A General Overview 3. The Language of the FMEA 4. Teams and Team Mechanics of FMEA 5. System FMEA 6. Design FMEA 7. Process FMEA 8. Service FMEA 9. Machine FMEA 10. FMEA and the Electromechanical Industry 11. FMEA and Computers: Hardware and Software 12. FMEA and the Semiconductor Industry 13. FMEA and the Medical Device Industry 14. FMEA and the Automotive Industry 15. FMEA and ISO 9000 16. Six Sigma and FMEA: Design Review 17. FMEA and Robustness 18. An Overview of Some Typical Tools Used in FMEA • Epilogue • Glossary • Selected Bibliography Index Appendices
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Stamatis Spanoudakis - Σταμάτης Σπανουδάκης (born December 11, 1948 in Athens, Greece) is a modern Greek classical composer.
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