exida Recorded Webinars

Optional Cost/SIF Design – Composite failure rates instead of generic failure rates

Recording Date: April 2017

This webinar will discuss best practices in SIF verification when the question arises when to use a composite failure rate instead of a generic failure rate for a set of possible devices. We will look at examples using exSILentia to compare the probability of failure on demand and the mean time to fail safe for the SIF.

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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.