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Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA)

Project: Phasor Data Network FMEA Date: 6/6/2008

FMEA Team: NASPI DNMTT Prepared by: Sushil Cherian

SEV = How severe is effect on the customer?


OCC = How frequent is the cause likely to occur?
DET = How probable is detection of cause?
RPN = Risk priority number in order to rank concerns; calculated as SEV x OCC x DET
N N N N
e e e e
S O D R w w w w
Actions Responsibility (target
Component Potential failure mode Potential failure effects E Potential causes C Current process controls E P Actions taken
recommended date)
V C T N S O D R
E C E P
V C T N
What are the actions
for reducing the
occurrence of the Who is responsible for What were the actions
What are the existing controls that
What is the impact on the What causes the component to cause or for improving the recommended implemented? Include
What is the In what ways can the either prevent the failure mode
customer if the failure mode is 10 fail? (i.e., How could the failure 10 10 1000 its detection? You action? What date completion month/year 10 10 10 1000
component? component fail? from occurring or detect it should it
not prevented or corrected? mode occur?) should provide actions should it be completed (then recalculate resulting
occur?
on all high RPNs and by? RPN).
on severity ratings of 9
or 10.

GPS

PMU

PDC

Communication
Network

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Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA)

Project: Phasor Data Network FMEA Date: 6/6/2008

FMEA Team: NASPI DNMTT Prepared by: Sushil Cherian

SEV = How severe is effect on the customer?


OCC = How frequent is the cause likely to occur?
DET = How probable is detection of cause?
RPN = Risk priority number in order to rank concerns; calculated as SEV x OCC x DET
N N N N
e e e e
S O D R w w w w
Actions Responsibility (target
Component Potential failure mode Potential failure effects E Potential causes C Current process controls E P Actions taken
recommended date)
V C T N S O D R
E C E P
Phasor Gateway V C T N

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