How can the P-Diagram successfully support an FMEA?

The use of the P-Diagram is recommended by the AIAG/VDA guideline and already implemented in many companies. How this linkage of the two concepts looks at TENNECO was presented in the PLATO webinar "Anticipate the Unanticipated - Variables for Robust Design" by FMEA expert Marc Thomas Noeske.

How can the P-Diagram support an FMEA?

The P-Diagram is an excellent tool for preparing risk analyses, such as FMEAs. Many companies have already decided to use this tool before the official recommendation of the AIAG/VDA guideline. On this topic, Marc Thomas Noeske from Tenneco presented the PLATO webinar Anticipate the Unanticipated - Variables for Robust Design to about 125 participants on Wednesday, June 23, 2021.

In his opinion, the P-Diagram has so far led an (unjustified) niche existence in FMEA. Obviously, the P-Diagram and the FMEA are not related to each other. But both concepts have a common purpose: to anticipate the unanticipated. The challenge is to establish a connection between P-Diagram and FMEA despite the different concepts. Marc Thomas Noeske explains how this can work and what requirements are made on supporting software in the process.

You missed the webinar? No problem - feel free to watch the recording of the English-language webinar.

Would you like to know how PLATO e1ns can support you in linking a P-Diagram and an FMEA? Regine Gutjahr, PLATO Product Manager, demonstrates it in this video.