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October 13, 2015

IWLPC Conference

Craig Hillman will be presenting a course and a paper at this conference. For more information please contact Craig Hillman.

Start: October 13, 2015
End: October 15, 2015

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October 13, 2015

IPC Conference on Government Regulation

Dock Brown will be presenting a paper entitled “The Return of the Red Retardant” at the conference.  To meet with Dock while he is in the area, please contact Mark Musitano.

Date: October 13, 2015
Venue: Atlantic Congress Hotel Essen

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October 14, 2015

IEEE Reliability Boston Chapter Meeting

Craig Hillman will be presenting on Physics of Failure at this regional event. His presentation will discuss the Physics of Failure is the leveraging the knowledge and understanding of processes and mechanisms that induce failure to predict reliability and improve product performance. PoF is a critical element in best practices in Design for Reliability. The concept of Physics of Failure, also known as Reliability Physics, involves the use of degradation algorithms that describe how physical, chemical, mechanical, thermal, or electrical mechanisms evolve over time and eventually induce failure. The specific term arose from an attempt to better predict the reliability of early-generation electronic parts and systems; however, the concept of Physics of Failure is common in many structural fields.

This presentation will provide an introduction to Physics of Failure (PoF) and Reliability Physics (RP)terminology, philosophy, approach, methods and tools for designing Quality, Reliability and Durability (QRD) into products and systems. The PoF/RP approach integrates reliability into design activities via a science-based process for evaluating the potential failure susceptibility and risks of specific materials, structures and technologies in specific applications. This enables a virtual “analyze and optimize” form of reliability growth where susceptibility to failure risks can be design out or mitigated, while a design is still on the CAD screen, rather than by physically building, testing and fixing prototype parts. Attendess will find this information useful for implementing a PoF or RP program (or, more importantly, reducing engineering costs, time to market, and warranty returns)


If you would like to meet with Craig while he is in the area, please contact Mark Musitano.

Date: October 14, 2015

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October 26, 2015

IMAPS Symposium

Greg Caswell has submitted 2 courses for consideration Understanding the Common Failure Modes from a Physics of Failure Perspective and Reliability 360, and Gil Sharon has submitted an abstract entitled “Predicting Package Level Failure Modes in Multi-Layered Packages.” If you would like to meet with Greg or Gil at the symposium, please contact Mark Musitano.  Be sure to stop by the DfR Solutions booth #421!

Start: October 26, 2015
End: October 29, 2015

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November 17, 2015

Electric & Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium

Nathan Blattau will be presenting a paper entitled “Leverage Automotive Electric/Hybrid Challenges for Success in Aerospace Technology.” If you would like to meet with Nathan at the event please contact Mark Musitano.

Start: November 17, 2015
End: November 18, 2015

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December 2, 2015

IPC Technical Education Courses – Raleigh

Dock Brown will be teaching a  course entitled “DFX: Design for Excellence DFM, DFR, DFA and More”.
In this course, learn how to effectively address increasingly sophisticated PCB fabrication technologies and methodologies. You will gain comprehensive perspective about every phase of the manufacturing process, all the way from design through to recycling phase.

Dock Brown is instructing the Fort Worth, Chicago and Raleigh courses. For more information click here.

Date: December 2, 2015

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January 26, 2016

RAMS Conference

Jim McLeish will be teaching a course entitled “Reliability Physics-Physics of Failure Tools and Techniques” at the conference. If you would like to meet with Jim at the conference please contact Mark Musitano.

Start: January 26, 2016
End: January 28, 2016
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