Exploring the STS
Describe the functionality of each component of an STS and explain the main steps of a typical test development workflow.
- Introduction to the STS
- Exploring the STS Hardware
- Investigating STS Safety Requirements and Specifications
- Exploring the NI STS Software
- Navigating the Test Developer Workflow
Exploring NI STS Instrumentation
Explore the hardware components of an STS and explain the importance of STS calibration.
- Exploring STS Instrumentation
- Exploring System Specifications
- Calibrating an STS
Creating an STS Project
Create a test program and identify all the components that are created.
- Creating a Test Program
- Exploring the Test Program Architecture
Mapping STS Hardware to DUT Pins
Use tester documentation to map STS instruments to the appropriate DUT pins.
- Exploring Pin Maps
- Reviewing a Tester Configuration and Load Board Schematic
- Mapping Measurement Requirements
- Mapping DUT Pins to Instrument Panels
Validating DUT Behavior
Perform tests to validate the DUT before testing its functionality.
- Interfacing with the DUT Using the Device Interface Board
- Checking DUT Continuity
- Bringing up the DUT
- Measuring Leakage Current
Creating and Bursting Digital Patterns
Use the Digital Pattern Editor to send digital patterns to control your DUT.
- Preparing to Communicate with the DUT
- Creating Basic Digital Patterns to Communicate with the DUT
- Converting Existing Digital Patterns
Exploring the STS Software Development Environment
Navigate the TestStand environment and add test steps to a test sequence.
- Exploring the Test Sequence File
- Adding Steps to a Test Sequence
- Creating and Configuring STS Steps
Configuring Test Programs and Steps
Use TestStand to configure how a test program will execute and log test results.
- Controlling TestStand Execution
- Setting Test Limits
- Creating Test Configurations
- Creating Test Bins to Categorize DUT Results
- Configuring the Execution of a Test Program
- Generating Test Reports
Use the STS debugging tools to debug devices, signals and test sequences.
- Debugging a Test Program
- Exploring Debugging Scenarios
- Benchmarking Test Time
- Interacting with Tester Resources to Debug Issues
- Using the Digital Pattern Editor for Debugging
Running a Sequence with the STS Operator Interface
Run a Test Program using the Operator Interface (OI) and get the true socket time.
- Exploring the Operator Interface
- Configuring and Running a Lot
- Viewing Test Results and Reports
Open-Ended Exercise: Creating a Test Program
Develop a test program to implement required tests using knowledge and skills gained during this course.