Design Failure Mode Effects and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA) Overview

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Course Duration: 1 Day

This one-day course addresses the use of Design Failure Mode Effects and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA) in new product development to ensure a successful launch of new products/processes and mitigate functional safety issues.

The approaches discussed and employed in this course are consistent with ISO 26262, which is the Functional Safety standard that is applied to Safety Related Systems that include electric/electronic systems installed in production passenger vehicles.

  • Understand how to develop and use FMEDA to identify and address design malfunctions during the product development of hardware to achieve safety goals.

  • Chapter 1: APQP and ISO 26262
  • Chapter 2: Introduction to Failure Mode, Effect and Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA)
  • Chapter 3: FMEDA Preparation
  • Breakout Exercise 1: Boundary (Schematic) Diagram/Part Identification
  • Breakout Exercise 2: Using FIT Tables
  • Chapter 4: Developing the FMEDA
  • Breakout Exercise 3: Starting the FMEDA
  • Breakout Exercise 4: Transfer Information from Part Identification
  • Breakout Exercise 5: Component FIT/Design Failure Modes and FM Distribution
  • Breakout Exercise 6: SPFM and LFM
  • Chapter 5:Results of FMEDA and the Safety Plan

  • Program Managers
  • Safety Manager
  • Product Mangers
  • Quality Managers
  • Design Engineers
  • ISO 26262 Team Members


Participants should possess a basic understanding of your organization and its processes.

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