Lead-Free Assembly Design for Manufacturability Considerations
The changeover to lead-free has brought with it serious implications for many key design rules. A look at the system-level management requirements and key DfM elements shown to improve overall yield, quality and reliability of high-complexity, high-reliability hardware.
by Matt Kelly and Mark Hoffmeyer, PH.D.
How one EMS company slashed production time by half by switching from a straight line flow to a “U” shaped layout.
by Per Jennel
Availability Index and Minimized Reliability Costs
A model for quantifying how the total cost of improving and maintaining reliability can be minimized, and the relationship of that minimized cost to the availability index.
by Ephraim Suhir, Ph.D., and Laurent Bechou, PH.D.
How Much Protection Is Enough?
Five questions to ask concerning ESD protection.
by The ESD Association
HDPUG’s Marshall Andrews.
The great equalizer.
Focus on Business
Evaluating technology improvements.
W. Scott Fillebrown
Reducing flex assembly thickness.
Double row headers.
Learning to love QFNs.
In Case You Missed It.