accelerated life test

Definitions

Construction

  • A test at elevated levels of environmental stress to determine deterioration or failure more rapidly.

Electronics

  • operation of a device beyond its maximum ratings in order to accelerate its aging process. This is helpful in determining the effects of time, and in calculating the expected life of the device and its components. Also known as accelerated aging, or accelerated aging test.
  • synonymaccelerated aging
  • synonymaccelerated aging test
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