| systematic method for determining the respective maintenance actions and associated frequencies, based on the probability and consequences of failure
Note 1 to entry: RCM studies may be conducted at any indenture level of a system.
Note 2 to entry: The data used may be derived from analysis (e.g. FMECA) and experience (e.g. FRACAS).
Note 3 to entry: RCM studies may provide feedback to initiate modifications of design or procedures to effect improvements.