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Root Causes of Aerospace Technical and Business Challenges Explored in New Book

No Fault Found: The Search for the Root Cause

Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 15:12

(SAE: Warrendale, PA) -- SAE International announces the publication of its book, No Fault Found: The Search for the Root Cause.

Today, people are strongly dependent on the correct functioning of technical systems. Disruptions due to degradation or anomalous behavior can negatively impact safety, operations, and even a brand name, reducing the profitability of all elements of the value chain. This can be tolerated if the link between cause and effect is understood and remedied.

Anomalous behavior that indicates systems or subsystems are not acting in accordance with design intent, is a much more serious problem. It includes unwanted system responses and faults with root causes that can’t be properly diagnosed, leading to costly, and sometimes unnecessary, component replacements.

Written by four experts in the aerospace field, No Fault Found: The Search for the Root Cause was developed to propose solutions to this technical and business challenge, which has become less and less acceptable to the commercial aviation industry globally.

Bringing together the areas of systems engineering and quality management, this unique book lists relevant terminology for consistent reporting; addresses the importance of “soft” human factors; and deals with aspects of availability and safety, operating policies, tools, diagnostic design; and the use of the right technology.

SAE International members save up to 20-percent off the list price of $95 for No Fault Found: The Search for the Root Cause.

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SAE International with headquarters in Troy Michigan, is a global association of more than 138,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive, and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International’s core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International’s charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs including A World in Motion, SAE’s curriculum program that brings science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to life in the classroom, and the Collegiate Design Series.