functional failure

functional failure

[‚fəŋk·shən·əl ′fāl·yər]
(computer science)
Failure of a computer system to generate the correct results for a set of inputs.
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The survey revealed that about 33 percent of executives installed a malicious app on their company device leading to functional failure.
The subsequent rework costs money, time and solder joint reliability, all of which have a direct impact on quality, whether it is functional failure of the assembly, cost overruns or missed shipments.
Once a potential failure is detected, the time an operator has before equipment functional failure is often very brief, thereby limiting the options available to correct the situation.
This work describes the stress analysis in Pandrol clip due to moving loads and comparison with the functional failure.
If so, they then must pinpoint the issue's cause, using methods such as fault tree analysis (FTA), which offers a top-down way to identify part failure as a cause of functional failure.
In a finished product, black pad is usually only detected when mechanical separation results in a functional failure and is followed by destructive analysis.
This cross-coupling can result in either functional failure when noise exceeds operating margins or lack of timing closure when noise impacts delay.
Such fluctuations typically called ground/power bounce or Delta-I noise can cause serious degradation to digital signals to the point of functional failure.
It takes into account the risks associated with a pipeline's functional failure from corrosion, where the risk of functional failure is determined by the probability and the consequence of such failure.

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