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Equipment Failure Analysis

"Equipment Failure Analysis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The evaluation of incidents involving the loss of function of a device. These evaluations are used for a variety of purposes such as to determine the failure rates, the causes of failures, costs of failures, and the reliability and maintainability of devices.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Equipment Failure Analysis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Equipment Failure Analysis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 579 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 54 publications in 2009
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