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Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

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

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Posted by: Paul Smith
Date posted: Mon Jul 19 23:48:34 US/Eastern 1999
Subject: Electronics Dictionary
Message:
Can anyone recommend an easy-to-follow electronics dictionary with illustrations? I am starting to do some board reliability analysis but I do not have the background to know the differences between say a ceramic cap vs an electrolytic cap. The illustrations would be very helpful in trying to determine what the components is on the board. Thank you for your help.


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Subject: Electronics Dictionary
Reply Posted by: Bruce Dudley (bdudley@alionscience.com )
Organization: Reliability Analysis Center
Date Posted: Tue Jul 20 13:15:06 US/Eastern 1999
Message:
Sources of electronic part information are: "Electronic Components, Selection and Application" by Victor Meeldijh, John Wiley & Sons NY,NY 1996; Mil-Hdbk-978B NASA Parts Application Handbook, 1989; The Illustrated Dictionary of Electronics Fifth Edition, R.P.Turner & S.Gibilisco, TAB Professional Reference Books, Blue Ridge Summit, PA. The first reference has very detailed drawings of many electronic parts including break-out sub-level pictures.


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