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Fault Tree Analysis
 

Fault Tree Analysis is a Process Improvement Tool. It is a method of identifying the root causes of potential faults using a tree type structure:

fault tree

It is usual to use the Boolean 'and' and 'or' symbols. A possible cause of motor failure is overheating (1). This can happen if the ventilation slots are blocked (4) OR the motor load is overloaded (5)

 

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