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Simulation, Validation and Robust Design Optimization Electronic Hardware Drop Test

In this webinar, we’ll discuss how TV cable box electronic supplier ARRIS runs digital drop tests to verify if its components will continue to function as intended after a drop.

DATE: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

TIME: 2:00 pm ET/ 11:00 am PT

Nothing ensures your product’s chances of survival in a fall or a crash like a good old-fashioned drop test. But do you know you can conduct a drop text in pixels using simulation software?

In this webinar, we’ll discuss how TV cable box electronic supplier ARRIS runs digital drop tests to verify if its components will continue to function as intended after a drop.

Key Topics:

  • How to setup and execute a drop test as an explicit dynamics finite element analysis;
  • How to validate simulation results against drop test experiments and calibrate the simulation model for accuracy;
  • How to use the insights gained from the simulation to optimize and improve component design.

Who should attend

Anyone involved in the product design and development of a new device or looking to enhance the quality of an existing product and optimize the performance, will benefit from this webinar.

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Speakers

Bill Carleton, Director of Hardware Engineering, ARRIS

Bill manages Mechanical Engineering and Printed Circuit Board design for a wide range of customer premise equipment, including gateway and client products. Bill has worked in the engineering field for over 30 years developing space, airborne, and commercial equipment for General Electric, British Aerospace, Motorola, and ARRIS. Bill holds a BSME from the University of Texas and MBA/MME from Widener University.

Carlos Gonzalez, Hardware Engineering Manager, ARRIS

Carlos has over 15 years’ experience in Electronic Packaging Design and prior to working at ARRIS, he was at Motorola Mobility. Carlos holds a Master of Science degree in Mechatronics from Instituto Politécnico Nacional and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Instituto Tecnologico de Culiacan.

Juan F. Betts, Managing Director, Front End Analytics

Dr. Betts has over 20 years of progressive responsibility and successes within product strategy, engineering development and leadership capacities on an international scale. Dr Betts led engineering product development, product management and business development organizations conceiving novel engineering solutions and solving complex business problems. Dr. Betts holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from The College of William & Mary. Dr. Betts is Six-Sigma and Lean Engineering trained and received an MIT Sloan Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership.

Arash Alizadeh, Senior Application Engineer, Front End Analytics

Arash has more than 8 years of academic and industrial experience in computational mechanics. Arash received his master’s degree from Northeastern University in Mechanical Engineering and his research was about numerical studies in multi-scale impact.

Moderator: Kenneth Wong, Senior Editor, Digital Engineering

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