EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 76, 2014Thermophysical Basis of Energy Technologies
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||27 August 2014|
Prediction of power semiconductors devices reliability working in cyclic mode
Tomsk Polytechnic university, Thermal Power Process Automation Department, Lenina Av. 30, 634050 Tomsk, Russia
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Published online: 27 August 2014
A new approach prediction of reliability for power semiconductor devices in cyclic mode based on the numerical analysis of nonuniform temperature fields is proposed. We have compared the failure rates of semiconductor power devices in the real thermal regime under natural convection with statistical data. The necessity to consider the actual unsteady temperature fields to enhance the predicted working resource of the power semiconductor in cyclic mode is shown.
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