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Which tool is used to analyse the effects of a failure of individual components on the system?

(a) FTA

(b) FMEA

(c) Quality circles

(d) Fool proofing

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Right choice is (b) FMEA

To elaborate: Failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA) is a statistical tool used to review the new product design with respect to the requirements of customers before it is sent to production. It is used basically to analyse the failure effect of individual components on the system as a whole.

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