Reliability of Green Electronic Systems


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Reliability of Green Electronic Systems
David Pinsky Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts This chapter details how the transition to green electronics is affecting reliability. The introduction describes common measures of reliability and how they relate to system-level requirements. A detailed discussion follows covering the response of lead-free solder joints to environmental stress, and how this compares with the legacy tin/lead systems. The effects of rework and repair on reliability are covered next. The complex topic of tin whisker risk, assessment, and mitigation techniques and strategies is presented. Ca…
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Sammy G. Shina: Green Electronics Design and Manufacturing: Implementing Lead-Free and RoHS-Compliant Global Products. Reliability of Green Electronic Systems, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008), AccessEngineering Export