On the Need to Overhaul our Terminology and Specifications

Tuesday, May 14, 2019: 9:30 AM
K2 (Bodenseeforum Konstanz)
Dr. Tom Duerig , Confluent Medical Technologies, Fremont, CA
Much of the terminology relied upon to control and certify devices traces back several decades, to times when scientists were trying to describe ideal, fully-annealed and isotropic materials. These terms and specifications are now being erroneously applied to complex engineered materials and devices where they are misleading at best. Here we explore two of the most dangerous examples.
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