The Boundary-Scan Handbook

Authors: Parker, Kenneth P.

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Boundary-Scan, formally known as IEEE/ANSI Standard 1149.1-1990, is a collection of design rules applied principally at the integrated circuit (IC) level that allow software to alleviate the growing cost of designing and producing digital systems. The primary benefit of the standard is its ability to transform extremely printed circuit board testing problems that could only be attacked with ad-hoc testing methods into well-structured problems that software can easily and swiftly deal with. The Boundary-Scan Handbook is for professionals in the electronics industry who are concerned with the practical problems of competing successfully in the face of rapid-fire technological change. Since many of these changes affect our ability to do testing and hence cost-effective production, the advent of the 1149.1 standard is rightly looked upon as a major breakthrough. However, there is a great deal of misunderstanding about what to expect of 1149.1 and how to use it. Because of this, The Boundary-Scan Handbook is not a rehash of the 1149.1 standard, nor does it intend to be a tutorial on the basics of its workings. The standard itself should always be consulted for this, being careful to follow supplements issued by the IEEE that clarify and correct it. Rather, The Boundary-Scan Handbook motivates proper expectations and explains how to use the standard successfully.

Reviews

"This is a well-written book that will take some of the mystery out of boundary scan. Those getting involved with boundary scan will find it both useful and interesting." D. Romanchik in Test & Measurement World, November 1992
'I greatly enjoyed reading this book. In it, Ken Parker presents a highly practical view of IEEE std. 1149.1 and the ways in which boundary scan can be used to achieve real business benefits. The book provides an excellent introduction to boundary scan technology for the novice, to whom I strongly recommend it. It also provides an entertaining and refreshing view of boundary-scan for those with more experience.' IEEE Design & test of Computers 10:1 1993
'... this book will become essential reading over the next few years by anybody who needs to understand the basics of boundary scan and its practical implementation in industry.' Microprocessors and Microsystems 17:5 1993

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Boundary-Scan Basics and Vocabulary

    Parker, Kenneth P.

    Pages 1-52

  • Boundary-Scan Description Language (BSDL)

    Parker, Kenneth P.

    Pages 53-96

  • Boundary-Scan Testing

    Parker, Kenneth P.

    Pages 97-141

  • Advanced Boundary-Scan Testing

    Parker, Kenneth P.

    Pages 143-161

  • Design for Boundary-Scan Testing

    Parker, Kenneth P.

    Pages 163-199

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eBook $74.99
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Softcover $99.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-4757-2144-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Boundary-Scan Handbook
Authors
Copyright
1992
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4757-2142-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4757-2142-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4757-2144-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 262
Number of Illustrations and Tables
4 b/w illustrations
Topics