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Topic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum ( )
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998

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Posted by: Juan Moreno ( )
Organization:University of Valencia (Spain)
Date posted: Tue May 16 10:07:42 US/Eastern 2000
Subject: Arrhemius Acceleration Factor
I would like to know How Bellcore Isssue 6 takes the Arrhenius Factor that is applied for the units or equipment level, thanks.


Subject: Arrhenius Acceleration Model
Reply Posted by: Jack Farrell ( )
Organization: Reliability Analysis Center
Date Posted: Tue May 16 14:47:22 US/Eastern 2000
I am not familiar with Issue 6, but in Issue 5 the Arrhenius Acceleration Model is used to normalize burn-in time that is performed at the device, unit and system level. The first year multiplier factor is determined by the amount of burn-in time accumulated. This factor is standardized at 40C; therefore burn-in performed at different temperatures must be normalized to 40C. Temperature stress curve 7 from Table G is used for the conversion. For example 1 hour of burn-in at 65C would yield an effective time of 3 hours at 40C.

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