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PLOT - Reports & News

News from PLOT


  • In June 2009 PLOT held a meeting on HALT and MTBF at Jabil in Belgium.
  • In November 2009 there has been a meeting on DATA REDUCTION at Thales2009.
  • PLOT has initiated strategy sessions for the time frame 2009-2012/15 and to look into future developments.
  • The PLOT Reliability workgroup had a meeting at Dutch Space and with the aim of creating a document on thermal shock testing The group also held a meeting at MCI/Eaton and covered an ongoing study towards IP classification, rain water and dust testing.
  • PLOT Mechanical testing workgroup had a meeting at Thales, looking further into SRS. The group also held a meeting to address vibration and MEMS in relation to combined testing vibration and temperature.


  • Next PLOT meeting will be on tribology and abrasion.
  • Other topics for 2010 will be
    - Reliability models and calculations
    - Green environment
  • In october there will be a seminar.

CEEES is a confederation of the environmental engineering societies of

the United Kingdom (SEE),
France (ASTE),
Germany (GUS),
Sweden (SEES),
Switzerland (SSEE),
Finland (KOTEL),
Belgium (BSMEE),
the Netherlands (PLOT),
Italy (AITPA),
Czech Republic (NACEI)
Austria (ÖGUS)
Portugal (SOPSAR)