exida Recorded Webinars

How Safe Are You? The Importance of Functional Safety and Realistic Failure Rates

Recording Date: December 2018

This webinar will discuss the importance of data integrity, especially when it comes to functional safety and failure rates.

We will cover:

  • What a failure rate is
  • What failure rates are used for and the different techniques used to attain failure rates
  • Estimation vs Prediction techniques
  • What if you don’t have failure rates and how can you get them, with an example.
  • Generic vs Specific failure rates

This webinar will conclude with time for queries in the end to answer any failure rate questions you may have!

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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.