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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It is supposed to denote a condition in which repeated exposure to stressful conditions results in depletion of the adrenal glands with resultant functional failure, giving rise to the feeling of fatigue.
Deterioration and the potential for functional failure begin when components degrade for some reason, whether it's an instantaneous degradation, for instance, from a bird flying into the front of the engine, or a slow buildup of wear or oxidation.
Further the measurement illustrates that the preload curve points towards a functional failure event - too low preload.
(4) If no spare unit is available in the stock, the unit in potential failure state would keep on operating and the unit in functional failure state would stop operating.
Over the past 70 years maintenance has evolved from a reactive process performed after a functional failure to scheduled rule-based preventive maintenance regimes.
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. To evaluate the stresses induced a standard MK-III elastic rail clip was used and the 3D model was developed in PRO-E software as per the drawings.
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. Companies that keep scrupulously detailed information about their quality planning, manufacturing processes and customers should be able to identify the source of problems.

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