Stress Curve

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Parts Stress Modelling
... Parts stress modelling is a method in engineering and especially electronics to find an expected value for the rate of failure of the mechanical and electronic components of a ... It is based upon the idea that the more components that there are in the system, and the greater stress that they undergo in operation, the more often they will fail ... Parts count modelling is a simpler variant of the method, with component stress not taken into account ...

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