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Electronics Reliability Engineering Seminar

Electronics Reliability Engineering Seminar


Newport, UK

Hosted by Bangor University’s Centre for Lifetime and Reliability Testing (CLARET), Wilde Analysis and Reliability Solutions, this Electronics Reliability Engineering Seminar will help you understand the importance of reliability analysis and testing during product development and continuous improvement and offer practical guidance to enhance product reliability, reduce costs and improve competitive advantage.

Topics covered include:

- How basic reliability engineering theory can be applied during electronics R&D and CI activities

- How to calculate mean failure times and their and relationship to ‘real-world’ predictive modelling

- How to develop accelerated stress testing protocols for components, sub-assemblies and products, and the significance of activation energy

- How to blend reliability engineering techniques to develop cost-effective test strategies

- How to properly stress test sub-assemblies to improve overall product reliability and performance

- How CLARET can provide equipment and expertise to improve product lifetime and study failure mechanisms

- Emerging trends in reliability engineering, and Design for Reliability within Industry

In addition to presentations, there will be a Q&A session with industry experts to address your specific challenges.


- 09.00 – 09.30: Registration / set-up.

- 09.30 – 09.45: Welcome and CLARET introduction - Glyn Fargher

- 09.45 – 10.00: Trends in the use of reliability methods - Graham Morley

- 10.00 – 11.20: Understanding Basic Reliability Theory - Martin Shaw

- 11.20 – 11.40: Break / networking / Q&A with Wilde Analysis expert / KTN.

- 11.40 – 13.00: Understanding Accelerated Testing to set up Predictive Testing Models for all products at RD stage - Martin Shaw

- 13.00 – 13.45: Lunch / networking / Q&A with Wilde Analysis expert / KTN.

- 13.45 – 14.00: The wider view of Design for Reliability (DfR) in industry - Graham Morley

- 14.00 – 14.20: Overview of test and environmental equipment in CLARET - Jeffery Kettle

- 14.20 – 15.40: Sub-Assy Reliability Stress Testing - Martin Shaw

- 15.40 – 16.30: Q&A session

Who should attend?

The Seminar will appeal to designers, engineers and managers of micro businesses, start-up companies, SMEs and large corporates, involved in the electronics and related industries looking to improve their techniques for predicting and managing the risk of product failures.

Registration / Further Information

For further information or to register please visit

Alternatively, please contact us on +44 (0) 161 474 7479 or email


Event Type: Seminar
Location: Newport UK
Date: September 24, 2014