What are the mechanisms of reaction wheel anomalies? Are there any fish bone or fault tree analyses on these issues?

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    $\begingroup$ This question has most of your answers, yet no fault tree analysis. I'm still voting to close as a duplicate, because if anyone has that data it can be added there. BTW I found this answer as the first hit Googling for 'reaction wheel failures'. Maybe you should do some homework before asking a question? $\endgroup$ – user10509 Jan 28 '16 at 12:40
  • $\begingroup$ I've added a new response on a specific failure mode, bearing cage instability, to the other question, space.stackexchange.com/questions/1314/…, to keep those answers together. $\endgroup$ – Puffin Jan 29 '16 at 11:09

I'm going to presume that a related question linked in the comments answers the first part of the question and will focus on the latter part of it as a reference request follow-up to the linked one. Since no specific mission's methodology was inquired about, here are some arbitrarily selected publications on the topic of fault detection and management:


General references:

  • $\begingroup$ Excellent documents. I'll review these documents immediately...Thanks and best regards....... $\endgroup$ – U.Keskin Jan 29 '16 at 13:43

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