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A Model of Crack Nucleation in Layered Electronic Assemblies Under Thermal Cycling

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A. Chandra, G. Fu

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011

Y. Huang

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801

Z. Q. Jiang

Thermawave Inc., 1250 Reliance Way, Fremont, CA 94539

K. X. Hu

MCC, 3500 West Balcones Center Dr., Austin, TX 78759

J. Electron. Packag 122(3), 220-226 (Nov 05, 1999) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1286100 History: Received June 21, 1999; Revised November 05, 1999
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Schematic diagram of a three-layered electronic assembly with a localized damage band, where b is the average spacing between microscale damage, and D is the average size of microscale damage
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Initial damage distribution profile
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The normalized critical number of cycles for crack nucleation, βbn/2−1thermal)nN, vs. the excess of damage in the band, ωmax−ωaverage, for a small damage cluster (2λ=1) as well as a large one (2λ=10), where the average initial damage level ωaverage=0.01, and power n=2
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The normalized critical number of cycles for crack nucleation, βbn/2−1thermal)nN, vs. the normalized size of damage cluster, 2λ, for the average initial damage level ωaverage=0.01, excess of damage in the band ωmax−ωaverage=0.09, normalized size of damage cluster 2λ=1, power n=2
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The distribution of normalized additional sliding across the band for several normalized number of cycles, βbn/2−1thermal)nN, where the average initial damage level ωaverage=0.01, excess of damage in the band ωmax−ωaverage=0.09, normalized size of damage cluster 2λ=1, power n=2, and b is the average spacing between microcracks
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The distribution of normalized additional stretch across the band for several normalized number of cycles, βbn/2−1thermal)nN, where the average initial damage level ωaverage=0.01, excess of damage in the band ωmax−ωaverage=0.09, normalized size of damage cluster 2λ=1, power n=2, and b is the average spacing between microcracks
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Damage evolution in example 1 @ x=0 for different ΔT, where the average initial damage level ωaverage=0.01, excess of damage in the band ωmax−ωaverage=0.09, normalized size of damage cluster 2λ=1, power n=2, and β=2.1×10−8/(MPa2 cycle)
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Variation of critical number of cycles for crack nucleation (ω=1 @ x=0) in example 2, where the average initial damage level ωaverage=0.01, excess of damage in the band ωmax−ωaverage=0.09, normalized size of damage cluster 2λ=1, power n=2
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Variation of critical number of cycles for crack nucleation (ω=1 @ x=0) in example 1, where the average initial damage level ωaverage=0.01, excess of damage in the band ωmax−ωaverage=0.09, normalized size of damage cluster 2λ=1, power n=2
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Damage distribution, ω, in the band for several normalized number of cycles, βbn/2−1thermal)nN, where the average initial damage level ωaverage=0.01, excess of damage in the band ωmax−ωaverage=0.09, normalized size of damage cluster 2λ=1, power n=2, and b is the average spacing between microcracks. The number of cycles when ω reaches one is the critical number of cycles for macroscopic crack nucleation, Nnucleation.

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