Why Did I Write a HALT Book
Kirk discusses the reason he wrote a book, co-authored with John Paschkewitz, on basic HALT and HASS methods along with new developments and opportunities to use HALT methods for digital software-hardware failure issues.
Join Kirk as he discusses some of the ideas that are included in his book “Next Generation HALT and HASS: Robust Design of Electronics and Systems”.
- Thermal HALT has been demonstrated to be able to stimulate field software failures on digital systems.
- The many difficulties of getting real failure data to be published
- A request for all to read a paper from the 2013 RAMS from the US ARMY and CALCE (link in the show notes below) clearly shows why “Reliability Prediction is a Misleading Approach” for reliability development.
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Here is a link to Kirk’s book co-authored with John J. Paschkewitz available from Amazon “Next Generation HALT and HASS: Robust Design of Electronics and Systems”
Here is the link to the US ARMY/CALCE PAPER presented at the 2013 RAMS conference event mentioned in this podcast– “Reliability Prediction – A Continued Reliance on a Misleading Approach” . This is a government document that is in the public domain and should be distributed a read by any engineer that believes failure prediction methodology is useful or beneficial during product development.
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