Accession Number:

ADA295620

Title:

Aircraft Mishap Investigation Handbook for Electronic Hardware.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Apr 91-Nov 94,

Corporate Author:

FAILURE ANALYSIS ASSOCIATES INC FRAMINGHAM MA ELECTRICAL DIV

Report Date:

1995-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

327.0

Abstract:

This handbook contains procedures and guidelines to aid in the analysis and investigation of electrical and electronic components involved in aircraft mishap investigations. Failure analysis techniques for the evaluation of electrical and electronic components are summarized for lamps, wiring, connectors, circuit breakers, printed wiring boards, and microelectronic devices. Techniques using optical and scanning electron microscopy SEM for the analysis of these components are described. Energy dispersive X-ray analysis EDAX of elemental constituents, X-ray radiography, and specialized electrical measurements are also described.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE