Introduction. The "Why and How" of Computer Crashes. AC Power Variations. Surge Suppressors and Noise Filters. Grounding Requirements. Noise Suusceptibility and Emission. Other Reliability Factors. Why " Burn-In"? Environemtal Effects and ESD. Thermal Shock. Preventive Design Techniques. Printed Circuit Board Design and Layout. Overall System Design Appendix: Other Sources of Information on This Subject. Glossary. Index.