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What does FM stand for?

FM stands for Failure Mode

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The fourth step involves calculating a risk priority for each failure mode identified and assigning a numerical value, known as the risk priority number, (RPN) to each.
Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) and failure modes, effects and criticality analysis (FMECA) are methodologies designed to identify failure modes for a product or process, to assess the risk associated with those failure modes, to rank the issues in terms of importance and to identify and carry out corrective actions to address the most serious concerns.