exida Recorded Webinars

Back To Basics – Getting to Know λ (Failure Rates)

Recording Date: July 2020

Once again, we’ll go back to basics and run down everything you need to know to get started in functional safety. This webinar will focus on failure rates (λ)!

We will look at:

  • What a failure rate is – λ
  • How to find one 
  • What to do when you have one
  • What’s a FIT?
  • The different kinds (λS, λ SU, λ SD, λD, λDU, λDD) 
  • And finally, Why they matter

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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.