Difference between revisions of "Failure"

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The unintended termination of the ability of a system, or part of a system, to perform its required function.
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Failure rate. The average number of failures of a system, or part of a system, per unit time. (See also mean time between failures.)
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The termination of the ability of an item to perform its required function.
  
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Reference: I.E.C.
  
Source: Nick Ward, IALA e-Nav committee vicechair, March 2009
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Revision as of 13:01, 15 February 2009

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The termination of the ability of an item to perform its required function.

Reference: I.E.C.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

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Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

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