ESPEC's Hobbs Engineering Educational Programs are designed to help expand knowledge of accelerated reliability testing (HALT).

Webinars

These live online webinars are conducted throughout the year featuring industry leading experts on HALT, HASS, HASA, and related accelerated reliability topics.

Private webinars can be arranged as an economical and expeditious way of introducing the technology to your teams, while receiving information specific to your application.

Seminars

The Hobbs Engineering team holds on-site and regional seminars, and presents at industry shows worldwide. Regional seminars are periodically conducted across the globe, usually in conjunction with partner labs, distributors or representatives. They can do In-House seminars in order to meet a companies specific needs.They are typically one or two days in length and provide an excellent opportunity to obtain first-hand information about HALT, HASS, and AccESS practices. Manufacturers can learn how to radically shorten new product development cycles and release a much more reliable product to market.

Web-based Education (WBE)

Our Web-based Education is a popular option for customers whose systems are geographically disbursed or who need to bring new hires up to speed fast. These self-paced online courses meet the same standards for content excellence and expert instruction offered by our Solutions Group. Free previews are available prior to commitment.

On-site Education

Many customers want to ensure the proper approach is taken when first implementing accelerated reliability and request instructor-led training for their product design, reliability and test engineering groups. The Hobbs Engineering team offers a wide array of training that can be customized to fit your specific situation.

Certification

Certified Training is valued as recognition of excellence in HALT/HASS/AccESS accelerated reliability testing. Earning certification demonstrates that recipients have been equipped with the advanced skills necessary to perform HALT, HASS, and AccESS for extending product reliability. Certification courses have been developed by expert engineers who have extensive experience in accelerated stress testing theory, principals, and practices.

Consulting

The Hobbs Engineering team provides remote and in-house consulting to best fit a companies short term needs. Their consultants provide clients access to a deeper level of expertise in their field. They can make use of as much service or knowledge from the consultant as desired.

Hobbs Education Program Schedule

Below is a list of upcoming programs by Hobbs Engineering. Please click the link to learn more and register for the event.

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Jan 22 2020

Webinar Reliability Prediction Based on Multiple Accelerated Life Tests by Professor Joseph Bernstein (in 2 months)

Reliability Prediction Based on Multiple Accelerated Life Tests by Professor Joseph Bernstein Join us for a webinar on January 22, 2020 at 8:30 – 10:30 AM PST. Cost $200 per person, Group discounts available! Register now!  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7535195478685092353 To this day, the users of our most sophisticated electronic systems that include opto-electronic, photonic, MEMS device, etc. […]

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Jan 20 2020

Private Seminar: Two Day Mastering HALT & HASS Seminar by Aldo Fucinari (in 2 months)

Private In-House Mastering HALT & HASS Two-Day Seminar  Instructor:  Aldo Fucinari  Please note this seminar can also be presented at your facility! Capitalize on an excellent opportunity to bring expert training directly to your team, maximizing logistics and minimizing travel cost.  Our highly trained instructor can deliver our world renown HALT & HASS seminar right […]

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Dec 31 2019

Happy New Year! Hobbs Engineering and ESPEC NA is closed today (in one month)

Happy New (Leap)Year!   May you have a year that is filled with New Aim, New Dreams, New Achievements! Wishing you the best! Hobbs Engineering and ESPEC North America

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Dec 22 2019

Hobbs Engineering and ESPEC is closed for the week (in one month)

In acknowledgement of the Christmas holiday, Hobbs Engineering and ESPEC offices will be closed December 23 through December 27th.  We will resume normal business hours on December 30th.  To all those celebrating the holiday, we wish you a very Merry Christmas.  

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Dec 11 2019

Webinar: Focusing on HALT Vibration and Fixtures by Aldo Fucinari (in 3 weeks)

Focusing on HALT Vibration and Fixtures by Aldo Fucinari Join us for a webinar on December 11, 2019 at 8:30 – 10:30 am Pacific (California time) Cost $200 per person, Group discounts available! Register here and pass this on to your colleagues! This webinar will explain why ED shaker results for your product alone are […]

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Dec 10 2019

Webinar: Applying the HALT Method to Products Other Than Electronics by John Paschkewitz (in 3 weeks)

Applying the HALT Method to Products Other Than Electronics by John Paschkewitz ENCORE PRESENTATION! In case you missed it in October, several people have requested this be presented again this year.  Now is your chance to join us for this webinar on December 10, 2019 8:30 – 10:30 am Pacific time Cost $200 per person […]

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Dec 04 2019

Webinar: Lead Free Solder Joint Reliability Basics by Dr. Jean-Paul Clech (in 2 weeks)

Lead Free Solder Joint Reliability Basics by Dr. Jean-Paul Clech Join us for this webinar on December 4th at 8:30 am -12:00 pm Pacific time (California)  Cost $350 per person Group discounts available! Register here and pass this on to your colleagues! Given the proliferation of lead-free solder alloys, and the dearth of lead-free reliability data and modeling tools, […]

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Nov 30 2019

Hello December! (in 2 weeks)

2019 is quickly coming to a close and we have several upcoming live webinars on reliability improvement for your consideration. These will be recorded in case the time is inconvenient for you.   Plan now to attend!  Lead Free Solder Joint Reliability Basics by Dr. Jean-Paul Clech  December 4th 8:30 am-12:00 pm Pacific time Cost $350 per person For […]

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Nov 27 2019

Hobbs Engineering will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday (in one week)

We will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  Wishing you all the best today & throughout the holiday season.  We hope you enjoy your special time with family and friends!   

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Nov 20 2019

Webinar: Using Finite Element Analysis with Electronic Equipment: Thermal Cycling, Heat Transfer and Vibration Analysis by Steve Carlson (in 5 days)

Using Finite Element Analysis with Electronic Equipment: Thermal Cycling, Heat Transfer and Vibration Analysis by Steve Carlson Join us for our next webinar! November 20, 2019 8:30 AM-12:00 PM Pacific time (California) Cost $350 per person, Group discounts available! Register here and pass this on to your co-workers! This 3.5-hour webinar, which costs $350, expands on David […]

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