Reliability Training

FREE WEBINAR on Design for Robustness, Wed, April 4, 2012, 8:30am-9:30am PST
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Robust Design (RD) Methodology is discussed for hardware development. We will compare with reliability engineering (RE) tools and practices, and highlight differences and similarities. We will present proximity to ideal function for robust design and compare to physics of failure and other reliability modeling and prediction approaches. We will show measurement selection to strongly differentiates RD and reliability engineering methods. We will show how to get the most from each methodology and show pitfalls for each set of practices. This webinar will be a lead in to Lou’s symposium classes DOE and DFSS.

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Date(s): April 17 – May 29, 2012
Time: 6pm-10pm one night a week, 7 weeks
Instructor: Greg Swartz and Pat MacMahon, Ops A La Carte
Length: 7 weeks
Location: San Jose, CA and via webinar

Description: Becoming certified as a Quality Engineer (CQE) can be valuable to your employer and your career. We are offering this Exam Preparation Course. Students have found it very valuable in preparing for the exam. Even if you are not planning on taking the exam but need a good, in-depth course in Quality Engineering, this can benefit you substantially.

Course Webpage: CQE Course by Ops A La Carte. For more info or to register, please Contact Us

For information on other course offerings go to: Ops A La Carte Schedule.

All our courses are offered as tailored seminars at our customer’s location. To view a list of all all seminars, go to Ops Course List

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 to Tuesday, May 29, 2012

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Foothill College – Krause Center for Innovation
12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

Are you involved in the development and release of high-tech products? Do you need to stay current with the latest product development practices? Could you use an edge to get back into the job market? If so, the Product Realization Certificate program at Foothill College can help.

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Interdisciplinary Engineering Design and Education Conference (IEDEC)

March 19, 2012, Santa Clara, CA

Ops A La Carte’s Fred Schenkelberg will be giving a presentation at this conference.

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SMTA Solar Conference

March 21-23, 2012, San Jose, CA

Ops A La Carte’s Fred Schenkelberg will be giving a presentation at this conference on the reliability of solar panels.

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International Reliability Innovations Symposium (IRIS)

March 16, 2012, San Jose, CA and via WEBINAR

The IEEE Reliability Society of Silicon Valley is sponsoring a conference specifically devoted to innovation. We have just opened the "Call for Papers". Deadline for submission is January 20, 2012.

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FREE WEBINAR on Tribology and Reliability

March 7, 2012 – 11:30am-12:30pm

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This is part of our monthly FREE Webinar series

Tribology is the science and engineering of interacting surfaces in relative motion. In this seminar, we will introduce the basics of Tribology, their impact on reliability and do so from the perspective of machine applications. Lubrication, film thickness, loads and Hertzian contact types effect the reliability of a design. Weibull is frequently used to model wear characteristics, but is this always the best distribution for characterizing the reliability of machine elements? All of these areas will be explored.

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Warranty Chain Management (WCM) Conference

March 6-8, 2012, Orlando, Florida

Ops A La Carte’s Fred Schenkelberg will be presenting a workshop on "Five Ways To Reduce Warranty Costs".

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2012 Lunch and Learn Series

Quarterly Event

Once a quarter, we will hold a topical event in the area of product realization. The next event is on Feb 16 entitled "New Product Introduction – Launching Success!"

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MD&M West

February 16, 2012, Anaheim, CA

On Feb 16, we will be giving a one day seminar called "Medical Device Reliability Testing".

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