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January 26, 2015

RAMS 2015

RAMS 2015

The 61st Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium

Palm Harbor, Florida, January 26-29, 2015

Jim McLeish will be presenting a professional development tutorial entitled Intro to Physics of Failure and Reliability Physics Methods at the conference. For more information or to meet with Jim at the conference please contact Jim McLeish.

Start: January 26, 2015 8:00 am
End: January 29, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Palm Harbor
Palm Harbor, FL, United States

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January 29, 2015

Design Review Analysis Webinar

Design Review Analysis Webinar

Often, DfR Solutions is requested to perform a Design Review for a new product or for a product that is having problems in the field. This review is a comprehensive assessment of the design with reliability as the driving factor. A typical design review consists of a circuit analysis, looking at the performance of the circuit with respect to the load conditions and operating environment. We also examine the Bill of Materials (BOM) for known issues with certain types of components and derating to assure that the design has adequate margin. The analysis addresses the circuit board layout both from a voltage/current perspective but also from a manufacturability perspective. The Design for Manufacturability element of the review looks at the PCB surface finish, pad geometries, trace separation, component placement, process flow, and cleanliness and contamination.

In some cases a Design Review is coupled with a Sherlock Automated design analysis to assess the long term reliability of a products with respect to its life expectancy.
Similarly, the Design Review might encompass an MTBF analysis. DfR separates out the risk components and assesses them from a Physics of Failure viewpoint.

This webinar will address these different assessments to demonstrate how design reviews can provide significant benefit to you the customer.

11am and 2pm sessions are available.

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Start: January 29, 2015 11:00 am
End: January 29, 2015 12:30 pm
Venue: Virtual
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February 19, 2015

ASQ Greater Detroit General Meeting

Jim McLeish will be presenting an Overview of the ASQ-Reliability Division and Innovations in Reliability Science & Methods to Aid the Auto Industry at the ASQ Greater Detroit General Meeting. To register for the meeting please click here or for more information please contact Jim McLeish.



Start: February 19, 2015 6:00 pm
End: February 19, 2015 7:15 pm
Venue: Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG)
26200 Lahser Road, Suite 200, Southfield, MI, 48033-7100, United States

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February 22, 2015

IPC APEX Expo 2015

IPC APEX Expo 2015

Jim McLeish and Cheryl Tulkoff will be presenting a paper entitled Specification & Qualification of Automotive Grade Rigid Printed Boards at the conference. Cheryl Tulkoff will also be teaching a course on Design for Excellence (DfX).  Contact Jim or Cheryl for more information.

Stop by our booth number 2326 and learn more about our Design Reliability services and software!

Start: February 22, 2015 8:00 am
End: February 26, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA, United States

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March 5, 2015

IoT Summit

Craig Hillman will be giving a presentation entitled “Wearables that Work: Getting it Right the First Time” on Thursday, March 5th at 3:15pm.  For more information click here.

Start: March 5, 2015
End: March 6, 2015
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA, 95054, United States

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March 16, 2015

2015 Annual Open House

2015 Annual Open House Agenda

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If you are not a US citizen, please download, fill out Foreign Visitor Request Form (2015 Open House) and email it to mhoward@dfrsolutions.com by February 16, 2015.

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Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the Open House!

Start: March 16, 2015 8:15 am
End: March 16, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: DfR Solutions Annual Open House
Phone: (301) 474-0607
9000 Virginia Manor Rd, Beltsville, MD, 20705, United States
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