Keithley Instruments has released an interactive tutorial CD on reliability testing for semiconductor test engineers. Titled "Understanding Measurements: Essential Reliability Testing Techniques," the CD offers three Web seminars that discuss a range of testing issues, including: information related to stress measure testing of semiconductor devices; new measurement techniques; and tips on improving test throughput and maintaining data integrity. The CD is available free of charge at http://rbi.ims.ca/4388-519.
NASA and Boeing developed a huge, carbon composite cryogenic fuel tank for deep space missions, and started testing it last month. The 18-ft cryotank will enable heavy-lift launch vehicles to send both humans and robots into deep space.
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