Design for Testability

  • Phil P. Marcoux


Electrical testing is the traditional way to verify the proper functioning and parametric conformance of products for the past two decades. The systems utilized, such as in-circuit or ICT and functional testers, provide a way to power on the assembly and to indicate if it is working. Depending on the tester’s capabilities it may be able to offer a diagnosis of what’s wrong if the assembly does not work.


Device Under Test Test Circuit Fine Pitch Tall Component False Failure 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Phil P. Marcoux
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  1. 1.PPM Associates, Inc.SunnyvaleUSA

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