RTCA DO-160 – Section 17.0 – Voltage Spike
This test determines whether the equipment can withstand the effects of voltage spikes arriving at the equipment on its power leads, either ac or dc.
The main adverse effects to be anticipated are:
Permanent damage, component failure, insulation breakdown.
Susceptibility degradation, or changes in equipment performance.
DO-160 is a standard for environmental test on avionics equipment published by RTCA, the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics. The DO 160 G was amended and now all guideline inside it are replaced by the DO 357.