exida Recorded Webinars

Back to Basics: All About Failure Rates

Recording Date: February 2019

We will head back to the basics and break down everything there is to know about failure rates. We will learn:

  • What a failure rate is
  • How the standards define them
  • Their unit of measurement
  • Types of failure rates and failure modes
  • Where do you get failure rates from
  • How did a failure rate for a product get determined
  • How you know if the failure rate is appropriate for your application
  • What to do if it’s not

And of course, take time at the end to answer any question you may have about failure rates!

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About the Presenter:

Loren Stewart, CFSE

Loren Stewart Loren Stewart graduated from Virginia Tech with a BSME. She has over 10 years of professional experience. She currently works for exida consulting as a safety engineer, focusing on the mechanical aspects of their customers. Along with assessing the safety of products and creating FMEDAs and reports, she researches stiction and is creating a database for the 2H initiative according to IEC 61508.