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Document ID (ISN)32200
CIS number 79-1530
ISSN - Serial title 0013-7782 - Engineering
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Collacott R.A.
Title Hazard criticality analysis.
Bibliographic information June 1979, p.791-796. Illus. 18 ref.
Abstract Introduction, in the form of a literature survey, to a method of analysis enabling designers to predict the critical areas which may cause major reliability problems: preparation of the analysis to establish ground rules, system description, potential failure mode analysis, criticality categorisation, loss frequency probability and critical item list. A typical criticality analysis, a safety analysis and a fault-tree analysis are described, followed by considerations on systematic fault finding, failure assessment and data collection.
Descriptors (primary) safety engineering; design of equipment; hazard evaluation; reliability
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; description of technique; prediction
Document type -
Subject(s) Machinery and tools
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation