The Mechanics of Solder Alloy Wetting and Spreading

  • F. G. Yost
  • F. M. Hosking
  • D. R. Frear

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. F. G. Yost, F. M. Hosking, D. R. Frear
    Pages 1-7
  3. Bill Hampshire, Mike Wolverton
    Pages 9-33
  4. Colin A. MacKay
    Pages 35-101
  5. William J. Boettinger, Carol A. Handwerker, Ursula R. Kattner
    Pages 103-140
  6. Krishna Rajan
    Pages 141-153
  7. D. Morgan Tench
    Pages 155-189
  8. R. Trivedi, J. D. Hunt
    Pages 191-226
  9. J. L. Jellison, J. Golden, D. R. Frear, F. M. Hosking, D. M. Keicher, F. G. Yost
    Pages 227-266
  10. Don Lewis Millard
    Pages 267-297
  11. S. M. L. Sastry, D. R. Frear, G. Kuo, K. L. Jerina
    Pages 299-352
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 353-356

About this book


In 1992 Congress passed the Defense Manufacturing Engineering Education Act with the intent of encouraging academic institutions to increase their emphasis on manufacturing curricula. The need for this incentive to integrate the academic and industrial communities was clear: gaps in manufacturing science were inhibiting the evolution of new manufacturing technologies that are required for the U.S. to maintain a competitive posture in the world marketplace. The Army Research Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories sought to contribute to the congressional intent by initiating a new series of graduate level college textbooks. The goal was to focus next-generation scientists onto issues that were common to the needs of the commercial market, the affordability of DoD weapons systems, and the mobilization readiness of the U.S. Armed Forces. The textbook The Mechanics of Solder Wetting and Spreading was written in this spirit by nationally renowned scientists for academe and industry. Research­ ers using the book are encouraged to formulate programs that will establish scien­ tific correlations between manufacturing process controls and product reliability. Such correlations are essential to the building of a new electronics industry which is based upon the futuristic concepts of Virtual Factories, Prototyping, and Testing.


electronics manufacturing mechanics reliability testing

Editors and affiliations

  • F. G. Yost
    • 1
  • F. M. Hosking
    • 1
  • D. R. Frear
    • 2
  1. 1.Sandia National Laboratories, Department 1831Center for Solder Science & TechnologyAlbuquerqueUSA
  2. 2.Sandia National Laboratories, Department 1832Center for Solder Science & TechnologyAlbuquerqueUSA

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