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Redundancy

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  1. In engineering, redundancy is the duplication of critical components of a system with the intention of increasing reliability of the system, usually in the case of a backup or fail-safe

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  2. An error in one component may then be out-voted by the other two

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  3. In many safety-critical systems, such as fly-by-wire aircraft, some parts of the control system may be triplicated

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  4. In a triply redundant system, the system has three sub components, all three of which must fail before the system fails

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  5. Since each one rarely fails, and the sub components are expected to fail independently, the probability of all three failing is calculated to be extremely small

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