Define Fault Characteristics

Step Two
  • Ralph R. Pawlak


The second step in the problem-solving process is defining the fault characteristics. Some call it defect identification. Visual observation may provide clues that can point to conditions related to the problem, and can aid in generating clues. Dents on a bearing, for example, may signify that the forming process is askew.


Defect Identification Fault Characteristic Quantifiable Data Conditional Data Knee Replacement Operation 

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© Ralph R. Pawlak 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph R. Pawlak
    • 1
  1. 1.New YorkUSA

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