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Circuit Design: Know It All by Bob Zeidman, Tim Williams, Robert Pease, Walt Kester, Ian Hickman, Bonnie Baker, Darren Ashby

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Chapter 41

Testability

Tim Williams

The previous chapter’s checklist included some items that referred to the testability of the design. It is vital that you give sufficient thought throughout the design of the product as to how the assembled unit or units will be tested to prove their correct function. In the very early stages, you should already know whether your test department will be using in-circuit testing, manual functional testing, functional testing on ATE, boundary scan, or a combination of these methods. You should then be in a position to include test access points and circuits in the design as it progresses. This is a more effective way of incorporating testability than merely bolting it on at the end.

41.1 In-Circuit Testing

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