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FMEAFinancial Management Enterprise Architecture (US DoD)
FMEAFailure Modes and Effects Analysis
FMEAFonds de Modernisation des Équipementiers Automobiles (French: Automobile Equipment Manufacturers Modernization Fund)
FMEAFailure Modes & Effects Analysis
FMEAFlorida Municipal Electric Association
FMEAFlorida Music Educators Association
FMEAFamily Member Employment Assistance (US DoD)
FMEAFehler-Möglichkeiten & -einfluss Analyse (German: Failure Mode & Effect Analysis)
FMEAFranklin-McKinley Education Association
FMEAForeign Material Exclusion Area
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The authors Estorilio and Posso (2010), defines FMEA as a group of activities aimed at recognizing and evaluating the potential failure of a product/process and its effects.
An FMEA analysis based on a previous SPC analysis of process stability has clearly shown that substitution of manual operations with an automated process considerably reduced RPN values.
The next, fifth stage of the model is the implementation of improvements and validation of their effectiveness, implemented using FMEA method.
Outcomes: The final step in the FMEA is for the team to explore improvement opportunities on the highest scored potential failures.
These values (ranging from 1-10) are placed into the ranking chart, often a FMEA program.
This edition has updated and revised chapters, along with a new chapter on common pitfalls and misunderstandings about risk management related to the use of FMEA (failure mode and effects analysis) as the only element of risk management programs.
Failure Mode Effect and Analysis (FMEA) tools which are commonly used in the manufacturing sector are a quality method designed to anticipate potential failure modes and prevent failures.
If a test operation's manager can reduce the number of times an operator touches a product throughout the production lifecycle, it reduces costs (paperwork time to validate tester) as well as failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA).