Test and Inspection

Jun Balangue

What the newly minted graduate can expect, and why they should pursue the field.

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Robert Boguski

Making rejects disappear is easy. Making failures disappear is another story.

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Jun Balangue


The network communication (netcomm) printed circuit board assembly is one the largest boards in terms of size, number of nodes/nets and components. It also has the most advanced technology in terms of speed and complexity. The quality of a product and its success depends on deploying an effective manufacturing test strategy to catch structural defects and prevent bad boards from flowing down to the functional station, box build or, at worst, into customers’ hands.

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Robert Boguski

A humorous look at inspection equipment and those who buy and sell it.

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Jun Balangue

Highlights of changes to IEEE Std 1149.1, IEEE Std 1149.6, IEEE P1149.10 and IEEE P1838.

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Robert Boguski

A striking lesson in calibrating needs with funds.

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