Electrical Overstress (EOS)

Electrical Overstress (EOS) is any electrical stress that exceeds any of the specified absolute maximum ratings (AMR) of a product and causes it to fail. The failure can occur immediately or delayed and can be reversible or irreversible.

Products are all goods of manufacturers provided for customers.

Absolute Maximum Ratings are understood from the perspective of a product. They apply to storage, handling and operation of a given product and they are specified by its manufacturer.