component-failure-impact analysis

component-failure-impact analysis

[kəm′pō·nənt ¦fāl·yər ′im‚pakt ə‚nal·ə·səs]
(systems engineering)
A study that attempts to predict the consequences of failures of the major components of a system. Abbreviated CFIA.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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