Encyclopedia of Continuum Mechanics

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Design for Reliability of Electronic Materials and Systems

  • Ephraim Suhir
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-53605-6_372-1

Definitions

Reliability is the probability that a product will continue to work normally over a specified interval of time, under specified conditions.

Electronic materials are materials related to electronics or to devices, circuits, or systems developed through electronics.

Electronic systems are engineering systems, mostly hardware, concerned with, using, or operated by devices, such as transistors or valves, in which electrons are conducted through a semiconductor.

Analytical Modeling in the Design-for-Reliability of Electronic Systems

Application of analytical (“mathematical”) modeling (see, e.g., Suhir 1989, 2009a, 2011a, b, cd, 2015) enables to reveal and explain the underlying physics associated with often nonobvious, always nontrivial, and sometimes even paradoxical problems and situations in the design-for-reliability (DfR) problems in electronic materials science. Analytical modeling occupies a special place in the predictive modeling effort. Analytical modeling is able...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ephraim Suhir
    • 1
  1. 1.Portland State UniversityPortlandUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Ephraim Suhir
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Mech. and Mat., and Elect. and Comp. EngineeringPortland State UniversityPortlandUSA