Definitions for "FMECA"
Acronym for Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analyses. Used to determine potential failure modes and their type, probability and cause.
a method of analysis used to understand the root cause of failures and their effects on production
A systematic way of examining a design prospectively for possible ways in which failure can occur. It assumes that no matter how knowledgeable or careful people are, errors will occur in some situations and may even be likely to occur.