Your FMEA Training Resource
Day One
  • Introduction and Voice of the Customer (VOC)
  • FMEA Process Overview
    • What is Risk?
    • History and Purpose of FMEA
    • Standards and Guidelines to be followed
    • FMEA – Where it fits in the Product Development Process
    • System / Subsystem / Component Design FMEA
    • Manufacturing and Assembly Process FMEA
    • Machinery and Equipment FMEA
    • Typical Applications – Aerospace, Medical, Automotive, Machinery, etc.
  • FMEA Development Methodology
    • Failure Mode Avoidance (FMA) & Failure Prevention Analysis (FPA)
    • Team Structure and rules for efficiency – Cross Functional Team (CFT)
  • Links Between Design and Process FMEA
    • Special Characteristics (Critical and Significant)
    • Collaboration on Special Characteristics
    • Characteristics as Inputs to PFMEA
  • Workshop 1: Review Product and Processes to be performed
  • Practical Application of the Design FMEA Technique
    • Robustness Tools: Interface Analysis / Boundary (Block) Diagrams; Parameter Diagram (P Diagram)
  • Workshop 2: Construct Boundary / Block Diagrams and Parameter Diagrams
  • Day One Review and Q&A
Day Two
  • FMEA Development Methodology – Three Path Model
    • Path 1
      • Functions / Failure Modes / Effects of Failure / Severity
      • Severity Ranking Guidelines
      • Actions for High Severity (9 and 10)
    • Path 2
      • Causes / Prevention Controls / Occurrence
      • Occurrence Ranking Guidelines
      • Inputs to Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
      • Actions to eliminate and / or reduce cause probability
    • Path 3
      • Test and Verification Methods
      • Detection Ranking Guidelines
      • Links to DVP&R
      • Actions to improve tests and verification techniques
      • Risk Priority Number (RPN)
  • FTA Fundamentals
    • When to use FTA instead of, or in combination with, FMEA
    • Similarities and Differences with FMEA
    • Symbols and Structure
    • Cut-set Development
  • Workshop 3: FTA
  • Process FMEA Pre-Work
    • Process Flow Diagrams
    • Characteristics Matrix (QFD III)
  • Workshop 4: Process FMEA Development
  • Keys to Success and Efficient FMEA Development
    • Technology Blocks for Failure Mode / Cause Mechanism History
    • FMEA Legacy Matrices (Lean FMEA)
  • Other Tools and Techniques Used or Related to FMEA
    • Statistical Process Control (SPC) for Special Characteristics
    • Design for Assembly and Manufacturing (DFA / M)
    • Eight Disciplines of Problem Solving (8D) and FMEA Links
    • Role of FMEA Software
    • Reliability and Maintainability
  • Day Two Review and Q&A
  • Post Test and VOC Closure