Title

Machine Learning Framework for Predicting Reliability of Solder Joints

Published In

Soldering and Surface Mount Technology

Document Type

Citation

Publication Date

2019

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to present a machine learning framework for using big data analytics to predict the reliability of solder joints. The purpose of this study is to accurately predict the reliability of solder joints by using big data analytics.

Design/methodology/approach

A machine learning framework for using big data analytics is proposed to predict the reliability of solder joints accurately.

Findings

A machine learning framework for predicting the life of solder joints accurately has been developed in this study. To validate its accuracy and efficiency, it is applied to predict the long-term reliability of lead-free Sn96.5Ag3.0Cu0.5 (SAC305) for three commonly used surface finishes such OSP, ENIG and IAg. The obtained results show that the predicted failure based on the machine learning method is much more accurate than the Weibull method. In addition, solder ball/bump joint failure modes are identified based on various solder joint failures reported in the literature.

Originality/value

The ability to predict thermal fatigue life accurately is extremely valuable to the industry because it saves time and cost for product development and optimization.

Description

Emerald Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2019, Emerald Publishing Limited

DOI

10.1108/SSMT-04-2019-0013

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/32796

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