Management and Technical Guidelines for the Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) Process
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This course provides a review of what constitutes Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) and how best to use it, as well as highlights of the latest updates in the field. This class is useful for those beginning a screening (production test) of products as well as those who want to know the latest advances. There will also be a comparison between ESS and HALT/HASS.

Course outline     Who should attend?     Course materials     Instructor

Course outline
  • What ESS is and is not
  • How the Process ties in to other types of testing
  • An indepth look at the major changes in the document

Who should attend?

Information coming soon.

Course materials

  • Copy of IEST-RP-PR001.1: Management and Technical Guidelines for the ESS Process
  • Copy of PowerPoint presentation in course binder
  • Certificate of attendance for completion of CEUs

This Recommended Practice (RP), IEST-RP-PR001, supersedes the Environmental Stress Screening of Electronic Hardware (ESSEH) Environmental Stress Screening Guidelines for Assemblies (1990). This RP provides an overview of the techniques and considerations needed to define a viable Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) program. It uses language that can be used by the military, government, and commercial communities alike.

Continuing Education Units: .3 CEUs


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