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Wednesday, 22 August 2018 02:26

Add-In for Fault Tree Analysis

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This FTA Add-In enables to write Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) diagram in Enterprise Architect. It offers some userful features like auto-layout.


- Installation


Please unzip the attached file, then right-click EAAddinSetup.bat file and select 'Run As Administrator'. If installation is succeeded, you can find 'FTA' menu item under Extension menu of Enterprise Architect.

This add-in works on Enterprise Architect version 13.0 or later.


- How to create FTA


Just the same as creating other type of diagrams. At first, create top-level intermediate event and then use the QuickLinker to add other events or gates.

You can set basic properties by double-clicking target object.


- Add-In features

This Add-In has two features, auto-layout and calculate probability.

Select root (target) object and call features by context menu, under 'Specialize' | 'FTA'.


- Updated

2015/12/25 fixed spelling mistake, and updated installer batch file to register add-in under HKLM

2018/08/22 updated DLL to support version 14.0 or later

Read 9800 times Last modified on Wednesday, 22 August 2018 23:07

Takeshi Kouno

Sparx Systems Japan (Chief Executive Officer)
Sparx Systems Japan offers regional support and sales in Japan, and develops RaQuest and some Add-ins for Enterprise Architect. For detail, visit https://www.sparxsystems.jp/en/ .



  • Comment Link tkouno Friday, 09 November 2018 08:47 posted by tkouno

    Hi Alan,

    I am sorry that I have not realized your comment.

    Unfortunately, I do not have any example. Following page is description of this add-in (but in Japanese) , it may helps you with Google translator.

  • Comment Link Alan Cohen Friday, 31 August 2018 21:05 posted by Alan Cohen

    Thank you for writing this add-in, it could be very useful to me. I'm familiar with the FTA technique, but not with using this add-in.Can you provide an example of it's use within EA?

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