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Reliability Characterisation of Electrical and Electronic Systems by Elsevier Science

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Reliability modeling and accelerated life testing for solar power generation systems

F. Schenkelberg    FMS Reliability, Los Gatos, CA, USA

Abstract

Companies in the solar power industry are regularly asked about their product’s reliability. The ability to coherently discuss the risks and to clearly demonstrate an understanding of system reliability permits both buyers and funders of solar systems to fully appreciate the risks. Using the established reliability engineering tools of reliability block diagrams and accelerated life testing (ALT) provides the necessary information to describe a system’s reliability. This chapter provides an introduction to basic reliability modeling and examples of ALT and analysis to guide your efforts to estimate ...

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