Posts tagged as stress

Effect of thermal stress on electromechanical components

by V. Lakshminarayanan, SCSVMV University, Kanchipuram and  Prof. N. Sriraam, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalor, India Many types of electromechanical components are used in electronic systems for performing various functions. The typically used electromechanical components in electronic systems are: switches, relays, connectors, cooling fans, motors, circuit breakers, fuses,etc. These components are called electromechanical components […]

Thermal stress on capacitors: failure prevention

  Failure of capacitors affects the other components in the circuit and causes secondary failures in many cases. This article discusses the failure modes and mechanisms in capacitors of various types which are typically used in electronic systems and methods to prevent capacitor failures due to thermal stress. Various types of passive components are used […]