Validation and Verification
Kirk and Fred discussing the differences between the terms process validation and verification during new product development
Join Kirk and Fred as they discuss a recent question from our listeners on the definitions of validation and verification. The differences between validation and verification are illustrated with discussion of the recent issues with battery failures in Boeing aircraft the Samsung Note 7.
- The recent issues with the Samsung Note 7 and the fact that a battery overheated in a unit replaced for the battery issue
- The importance of verification of the fix to the root cause of the problem before shipping corrected replacement
- Verification of meeting the markets requirements has led to more capability and robust systems such as water-resistant smartphones.
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Here is a link to the new HALT and HASS book by Kirk Gray and John Paschkewitz, “Next Generation HALT and HASS: Robust Design of Electronics and Systems”
Here is a link to the Wikipedia article on the Pentium FDIV bug that Fred and Kirk discussed that was discovered in 1994 by Professor Thomas R Nicely.
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