Model Type Comparison
The following comparison chart attempts to identify the uses across various engineer disciplines for each type of model.

 = Partial Support,   = Robust Support

 


Diagnostics


Testability

Design
for Test

System
Engineering


Reliability


Safety

Maintain-ability

Life Cycle
Cost


Other

Dependency Model

 

 

Failure Mode Dependency Model

 

Functional
Dependency Model

 

 

Hybrid
Diagnostic Model

Reliability Block Diagram

 

Fault Trees

 

 

 

 

FMECAs