Dysfunctioning Analysis

set of activities aiming to analyse the dysfunctions of an item

Note 1 to entry: This is the counterpart of the functioning analysis which aims to analyse how an item works

when the dysfunctioning analysis aims to analyse how an item fails by e.g. identifying, sorting out, characterizing

and/or evaluating the probability of occurrence of the dysfunctions.

Note 2 to entry: The term “dysfunctional” analysis is often used as a synonym of “dysfunctioning” analysis.

Source: ISO/TR 12489:2013(E) Reliability modelling and calculation of safety systems. Global Standards

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