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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.)
 
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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Revision as of 13:00, 2 January 2009

The unintended termination of the ability of a system, or part of a system, to perform its required function.

Failure rate. The average number of failures of a system, or part of a system, per unit time. (See also mean time between failures.)


Source: Nick Ward, IALA e-Nav committee vicechair, March 2009

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM