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IPC will be holding a training course on printed circuit board (PCB) design for military and aerospace applications from October 18 to November 23, 2022.
This course addresses specific challenges encountered in military and aerospace applications, including the effects of vibration, shock, radiation, and altitude, extended operating temperature range, and other design considerations for high reliability applications. The class also focuses on the impact of these designs on manufacturing and assembly techniques, documentation, and manufacturing file generation.
Scheduled from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm every Tuesday and Thursday, the training course will be taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with over 25 years of experience in the field. The eight-week program utilizes interactive webinars, on-demand recorded class sessions, job-specific exercises, and team projects to facilitate mastery of the key concepts required to design boards for military and aerospace applications.
PCB Design for Military & Aerospace Applications is ideal for designers, engineers, technicians, and other individuals who want to acquire or increase their ability to meet the design, manufacturing, packaging, and routing challenges posed by military, aerospace, and space applications.
Before taking the course, participants are recommended to complete the PCB Fundamentals courses (I and 2), or be familiar with:
- Schematic symbol creation
- Schematic Generation
- Documentation and Dimensioning
- Standard Rigid Printed Board Design
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Nolan Johnson, I-Connect007
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I-Connect007 Editorial Team
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Kyle Burk, KBJ Engineering
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