[Beowulf] looking for a reference on failure rates
James.P.Lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Mon Mar 7 15:00:25 EST 2005
At 10:01 AM 3/7/2005, Joe Landman wrote:
> I am looking for a reference which describes failure rates of modern
> computer components as a function of temperature. The usual rule of
> thumb is that every 10 degrees above a certain value doubles the failure
> rate (or decreases lifetime). I would like to look at this analysis and
> refer to it for something I am working on.
How rigorous a reference? Or a general description of failure rates vs
temp, for, e.g. microprocessors.
James Lux, P.E.
Spacecraft Radio Frequency Subsystems Group
Flight Communications Systems Section
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mail Stop 161-213
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena CA 91109
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