Bjoern Bartels, Ulrich Ermel, Dr. Peter Sandborn, and Dr. Michael Pecht
As technology evolves, engineers and managers must understand and plan for the life cycles of electronic components. When organizations don't manage obsolescence, systems are left vulnerable to production delays, excessive maintenance downtimes, and system availability, all resulting in higher system sustainment costs.
This book describes the life cycles of electronic parts and software, and explains the processes of obsolescence forecasting, and reactive, proactive, and strategic management of obsolescence. These processes enable engineers and managers in diverse industries to create a comprehensive obsolescence management plan for their application that mitigates the risk of obsolescence. The book covers:
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