Analyzing Possible Failure Modes - The Garage Door

We try to prevent or catch failures in all kinds of everyday tasks.  The cat escapes. The dog eats the socks.  Someone leaves the garage door up at night.

Failure mode analysis (FMEA) works for all kinds of problems.  We can apply a version of FMEA to the garage door problem and use it as an example that everyone understands and potentially solves an everyday problem.

The talk

I'm finally getting around to posting the content to this 2022 talk: Working through all the ways to fix the problem that I don't always close the garage door

Talk content

These are the contents of the Keynote presentation used in the talk.  See the talk for an explanation.


This was part of a series of FMEA talks 

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Video Created 2022/10


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