Integration and test sequencing for complex systems

R. Boumen, I.S.M. Jong, de, J.M.G. Mestrom, J.M. Mortel - Fronczak, van de, J.E. Rooda

    Research output: Book/ReportReportAcademic

    144 Downloads (Pure)

    Abstract

    The integration and test phase of complex manufacturing machines, like an ASML lithographic manufacturing system, is expensive and time consuming. The tests that can be performed at a certain point in time during the integration phase depend on the modules that are integrated and therefore on the integration sequence. In this paper, we introduce a mathematical model to describe an overall integration and test sequencing problem and we propose an algorithm to solve this problem. The method is a combination of integration sequencing and test sequencing. Furthermore, we introduce several strategies that determine when test phases should start. With a case study within the development of a software release that is used to control a lithographic machine, we show that the described method and strategies can be used to solve real-life problems.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEindhoven
    PublisherTechnische Universiteit Eindhoven
    Number of pages26
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Publication series

    NameSE report
    Volume2007-07
    ISSN (Print)1872-1567

    Fingerprint

    Dive into the research topics of 'Integration and test sequencing for complex systems'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this