HALT: Highly Accelerated Life Testing (240)

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Chapter Outline

Chapter 5 - HALT: Highly Accelerated Life Testing (Accelerated Testing: ESS, HALT and HASS)

  • Test Time Compression
  • Assumptions: The Horsepower Behind Accelerated Testing
  • Reduced Test Time? Not Always
  • What Does an Accelerated Test Accelerate?
  • Information Customers Need
  • Different environments produce different results
  • Types and Rates of Test Time Acceleration
  • Effects of
    • Vibration
    • Thermal Cycling
    • Humidity
    • Power cycling
  • Are accelerated tests always shorter?
  • “Life” Tests
    • Fatigue life vs. service life
  • Accelerated Test Cautions

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Highly Accelerated Life Test (HALT) part 1 of 2

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