Risk Assessment after Tin Whiskers are Observed
Recommended best practices for performing a risk assessment after tin whiskers have been observed on fielded or flight hardware. It will include recommended methods for characterizing the whiskers, determining electrical impact, and estimating the risk.
Rationale: Existing documents (GEIA-STD-0005-2 and others) address how to mitigate the risk of getting a whisker. This document is about best practices for assessing the risk after these methods have been unsuccessful and whiskers are present.