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Proposed Expansion of Quality Information Framework (QIF) Standard Schema with Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Information Model



Hui-Min Huang, Thomas D. Hedberg


Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) contains a method and the associated information requirements for quality management and risk analysis. FMEA is applicable to manufacturing processes and product design. Quality Information Framework (QIF) is a standard that covers the quality measurement and analysis phase within a model based enterprise (MBE) for manufacturing. An information model, developed in Extensible Markup Language (XML) for FMEA is described in this paper and is proposed to be included as a part of QIF. This paper also identifies key information sharing between FMEA and QIF.
Advanced Manufacturing Series (NIST AMS) - 300-7
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Extensible Markup Language, FMEA, Failure Mode, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Potential Failure Mode, QIF, Quality Information Framework, Risk, risk priority number, RPN, XML, XML Schema Definition, XSD
Created May 16, 2019