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    Dear all, I don't understand this sentence. Would you kindly rephrase it in a clearer way or as simple as possible?


    Please rephrase the bold part.
    Preconditioning components and boards prior to assembly is an effective way to prove that worst-case assembly conditions still produce reliable products (i.e. a sufficiently wide process window exists)

    What does 'window' mean?

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    What is "for prime and rework"?


    Minimum sample sizes for each condition are outlined in Table 2 for prime and rework.

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    What does "passive and active" mean here?


    Prove each component (passive and active) meets electrical performance specifications either individually or by functionally testing the entire board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Dear all, I don't understand this sentence. Would you kindly rephrase it in a clearer way or as simple as possible?


    Please rephrase the bold part.
    Preconditioning components and boards prior to assembly is an effective way to prove that worst-case assembly conditions still produce reliable products (i.e. a sufficiently wide process window exists)

    What does 'window' mean?
    That is manufacturing jargon. It means that the compnents and parts will work even if small erroors are made in the m,anufacturing process.

    In this case, the word "window" refers to an opening, inside which success will occur. Often this is used as "window of opportunity". Deviations inside the window will still yield satisfactory results. On either side of the window, the process will fail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    What is "for prime and rework"?


    Minimum sample sizes for each condition are outlined in Table 2 for prime and rework.
    I'd need more context or a jargon dictionary. It sounds as if it refers to intial action/assembly and second action/repair/reassembly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    What does "passive and active" mean here?


    Prove each component (passive and active) meets electrical performance specifications either individually or by functionally testing the entire board.
    I would guess that passive components are parts that don't move or directly participate in electronic function and active components move or are directly involved in the circuitry.

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    Thank you, Mike.

    I guess I understand most of what you explained, but I need to scratch my head to think up the equivalent Chinese now. It's even harder. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Thank you, Mike.

    I guess I understand most of what you explained, but I need to scratch my head to think up the equivalent Chinese now. It's even harder. :wink:
    I think that translating technical material is the hardest task imaginable.

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    The content fo general and vocational education has been brodanded and new places have been created in white-collar and service occupations.
    Does 'new places' mean new opportunities?


    The propotion of those preparing for a diploma beyong CAP(Certificate of Vocational Competence) has shown a steady increase, and now concerns one apprentice in four.
    What does 'in four' mean?


    TRAC graduates appeared to have an unemployment rate approximately half that of non-university-bound school leavers as a whole.
    Are they only those students whose aim is not attending university?

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Does 'new places' mean new opportunities?
    New opportunities for work, yes. We can also say new positions, or new vacancies were created, or had opened up.


    What does 'in four' mean?
    'One apprentice in four' means a quarter of all apprentices (1/4).


    Are they only those students whose aim is not attending university?
    '...approximately half that of all school leavers not planning to go to (or heading for) university.


    Does that help? :)

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