Reliability Physics and Engineering

Time-To-Failure Modeling

  • J. W. McPherson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
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  14. Back Matter
    Pages 377-399

About this book


Reliability Physics and Engineering provides critically important information that is needed for designing and building reliable cost-effective products.

Key features include: 

·       Materials/Device Degradation

·       Degradation Kinetics

·       Time-To-Failure Modeling

·       Statistical Tools

·       Failure-Rate Modeling

·       Accelerated Testing

·       Ramp-To-Failure Testing

·       Important Failure Mechanisms for Integrated Circuits

·       Important Failure Mechanisms for  Mechanical Components

·       Conversion of Dynamic  Stresses into Static Equivalents

·       Small Design Changes Producing Major Reliability Improvements

·       Screening Methods

·       Heat Generation and Dissipation

·       Sampling Plans and Confidence Intervals

This textbook includes numerous example problems with solutions. Also, exercise problems along with the answers are included at the end of each chapter.

Reliability Physics and Engineering can be a very useful resource for students, engineers, and materials scientists.


Device Reliability Failure Modeling and statistics Failure Rate Reduction Maintenance and Reliability Probabilistic Models and Statistical Modeling Quality Assurance Engineering Reliability Engineering

Authors and affiliations

  • J. W. McPherson
    • 1
  1. 1.McPherson Reliability Consulting, LLCPlanoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-00121-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-00122-7
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