FMEA of a Tailing Dam
The concepts, principles, assumptions and fundamental rules of Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) are introduced. An application to Cerro do Lobo tailings dam is presented, with the description of the system considered, the functionalities, the potential failure modes of each component, their corresponding root causes and the sequence of effects.
dos Santos, R.N.C., L.M.M.S. Caldeira, and J.P.B. Serra. 2012. FMEA of a tailing dam. Georisk 6(2):89-104.