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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2007 Vol.8 No.3 P.343-356


Reliability of power connections

Author(s):  BRAUNOVIC Milenko

Affiliation(s):  MB Interface, 5975 Place de l’ more

Corresponding email(s):   mbinterface@yahoo.com

Key Words:  Power connections, Deterioration mechanisms, Palliative measures

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Despite the use of various preventive maintenance measures, there are still a number of problem areas that can adversely affect system reliability. Also, economical constraints have pushed the designs of power connections closer to the limits allowed by the existing standards. The major parameters influencing the reliability and life of Al-Al and Al-Cu connections are identified. The effectiveness of various palliative measures is determined and the misconceptions about their effectiveness are dealt in detail.

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