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Old 4th April 2006, 09:01 AM
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Question P-Diagram (Parameter Diagram) in FMEA Preparation

Where does the " P " stand for in " P-diagram "?

A P-diagram is used as preparation for FMEA to show the interfaces and the " noise factors " of a system.

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Old 4th April 2006, 09:24 AM
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I have searched all the Ford material on FMEA, there are plenty references to P diagrams but no explanation, sorry
Any one else?
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Old 4th April 2006, 09:52 AM
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"P" in "P-diagram"

Thanks Howard,

That why I asked the question in the first place because I did not find it myself while running through the material.

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Old 4th April 2006, 01:26 PM
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Never heard of it before but my best guess would be "Process diagram" (whatever that might be in Ford's terminology).
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Old 5th April 2006, 01:52 AM
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I was sent this link P-Diagram - in brief
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Old 5th April 2006, 03:50 AM
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P-diagram to get more robust designs

Thanks Howard for the 2 good links.

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Antoine
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Old 13th June 2006, 07:01 AM
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Re: P-diagram in FMEA preparation - What does the "P" stand for in "P-diagram"?

Gentlemen,

I am working for FORD Motor Company and just wrote an article about p-daigrams.
It has been published in the ATZ worldwide June 2006.
I will try to attach this article as a PDF-File.

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Old 13th June 2006, 08:05 AM
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Re: P-diagram in FMEA preparation - What does the "P" stand for in "P-diagram"?

Hi guys, Google to the rescue as usual, a P-Diagram is a Parameter diagram.

The Parameter Diagram (P-Diagram) takes the inputs from a system/ customer and relates those inputs to desired outputs of a design that the engineer is creating also considering non-controllable outside influences. The P-Diagram, is a useful tool in brainstorming and documenting:

* Signal Factor(s)
* Response Variable or Ideal Function
* Control Factors, and
* Noise Factors
* Error States (or the failure modes)

A P-Diagram is essentially a schematic diagram that encompasses signal factor, control factor, noise factor and response variable.

Alan
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