Forum: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers
Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and AnswersTopic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum (email@example.com )
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998
Original Message:Posted by: Berni (berni.itNO_SPAM_REMOVE@tiscali.it )
Date posted: Thu Jun 3 2:46:33 US/Eastern 2004
Subject: Part Stress Calculation
When I perform a part stress analysis (MIL 217F2)which electrical condition should I use? For example, if I have a resistor with a sinusoidal tension applied, how can I compute the actual power dissipation? Should I use the max or the mean tension?