Failure Mode Effect Analysis
The FMEA method – Failure Mode and Effects Analysis – is widely used to analyze the potential failure mode of a process, a product or a system: for each identified failure mode, the potential effects, the causes and the controls are evaluated and quantified.
By means of the risk index – RPN Risk Priority Number – it is possible to identify the actions to be taken for each analyzed component with their respective priorities,in order to increase the efficiency, safety and reliability of the entire production process.
The application of FMEA method.
Thanks to our multi-year experience, we apply the FMEA method to the hydropower plants, with the aim of identifying the priorities of the maintenance activities for plant components and equipment: the FMEA analysis will be applied for each main component of plant considering the effects of each potential failure mode on the component itself and on the interconnected ones.