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PCB Design for HDI & Advanced Packaging

PCB Design for HDI & Advanced Packaging

Date
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Monday, Wednesday
11:00 am ~ 01:00 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

Description

This course provides the skills necessary to create PWB/PBA designs that require advanced or complex packaging. These include boards with limited board area that must comply with IPC standards and require non-orthogonal placement and routing, non-standard board outline geometry, non-standard board mounting, and advanced board materials.  

Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 25+ years of experience in the field, the six-week program utilizes interactive webinars, on-demand recorded class sessions, job-specific exercises, and team projects to facilitate mastery of the key concepts required by circuit board designers. 
This course is ideal for individuals who need further experience with packaging and routing challenges involved with modern high density, reduced board area, and complex geometry designs.

 LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

This program is designed to provide circuit board designers with a balanced foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in printed circuit board design.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:  

  • Compress circuit topology while maintaining circuit performance.
  • Understand the trade-off of advanced PCB materials. 
  • Define a board stackup that take implements micro-vias. 
  • Import and / or define board outline geometry for circular or other non-standard shape.
  • Define and implement non-standard (non-orthogonal) parts placement and routing.
  • Define non-standard PCB mechanical retention and keep-outs.
  • Define and implement non-standard component packaging. 
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3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

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3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Design for Printed & Wearable Devices

PCB Design for Printed & Wearable Devices

Date
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Monday, Wednesday
6:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

Description

This course provides the skills necessary to create designs for printed electronics and wearable technologies in accordance with IPC standards.

Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 25+ years of experience in the field, the six-week program utilizes interactive webinars, on-demand recorded class sessions, job-specific exercises, and projects to facilitate mastery of the key concepts required by circuit board designers.

LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

This program is designed to provide circuit board designers with a balanced foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in printed circuit board design. Upon completion, participants will be able to: 

•    Design boards for printed electronics applications.
•    Design boards for human wearable applications.
•    Understand the trade-offs in materials used in these applications. 
•    Define a board stackup with structures that meet the needs of these designs.
•    Mitigate signal integrity issues for these designs.
•    Define the effects of mechanical retention needs for these applications.
•    Implement component footprint and packaging methodologies for these designs.
•    Mitigate the effects of temperature in these applications.
•    Employ the documentation requirements for these designs.
 

 

 

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3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Design for Military & Aerospace Applications

PCB Design for Military & Aerospace Applications

Date
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Tuesday, Thursday
6:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

Description

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.  
Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 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 this course, it is recommended that participants 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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3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Introduction to PCB Design I

Introduction to PCB Design I

Date
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Tuesday, Thursday
11:00 am ~ 02:00 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

 

Description

Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with more than 25 years of experience in the field, this 6-week online program introduces participants to the concepts and skills required to create realworld designs that comply with IPC standards. This introductory course will focus on front-end design concepts such as schematic capture, library parts creation, basic electrical engineering concepts, and documentation.

LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

This program is designed to provide circuit board designers with a balanced foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in schematic capture and design documentation.

  • Upon completion, participants will be able to:
  • Define and create schematic symbols and PCB footprints that comply with applicable IPC Standards
  • Create simple schematics for use in simulation and prototyping applications
  • Implement industry best practices for:
    •  Schematic capture
    • Hierarchical design implementation
    • Documentation
    • Parts list generation
  • Recognize the trade-offs between the different schematic methodologies and when to use each type
  • Assess different component types and attachment methods
    • Differentiate when to use each type of component
  • Define standard schematic notes
    • Apply best practices in negotiating these terms with customers
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3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

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Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Design for Radio Frequency (RF) Boards

PCB Design for Radio Frequency (RF) Boards

Date
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Monday, Wednesday
6:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

Description

This course provides the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to create IPC compliant PCB designs for high-speed analog, radio (RF), and microwave frequencies. 

Course Content

This program is designed to provide circuit board designers with a balanced foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in printed circuit board design. Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Design boards for high-speed analog and RF/microwave frequencies.
  • Understand the trade-offs in materials used in these applications.
  • Define a board stackup that implements structures that will meet the needs of these designs.
  • Understand and mitigate signal integrity issues for these designs.
  • Understand and define the effects of mechanical retention needs for these applications.
  • Define and implement the tighter manufacturing tolerances needed for these designs.
  • Understand the use of mixed material stackups in these designs.
  • Understand the documentation requirements for these designs.
Online Event

3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Design for Embedded Components

PCB Design for Embedded Components

Date
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Monday, Wednesday
11:00 am ~ 1:00 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

Description

This course provides the skills necessary to effectively implement designs requiring embedded components in accordance with product requirements. The class also focuses on PWB/PBA designs that require advanced or complex packaging, have reduced available board area, reduced physical component count, and require improved signal integrity performance. Participants will also consider the impact of these designs on manufacturing and assembly techniques, documentation, and manufacturing file generation. 

Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 25+ years of experience in the field, the six-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 containing embedded components. 

Online Event

3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

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Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Introduction to PCB Design II

Introduction to PCB Design II

Date
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Tuesday, Thursday
11:00 am ~ 01:00 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

 

Description

In this course, participants employ the lessons learned in Introduction to PCB Design I to effectively implement their designs using techniques such as multi-layer routing, signal integrity, transmission lines, and more. The course also focuses on how manufacturing and assembly techniques impact design, documentation and manufacturing file generation.

LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

This program is designed to provide circuit board designers with a balanced foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in printed circuit board design.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Define and create DRC rules to the appropriate IPC Standards
  • Create Rigid and Rigid-Flex boards to meet a wide variety of applications
  • Implement industry best practices for:
    • Manufacturability
    • Reliability
    • Documentation
    • Manufacturing file generation
  • Recognize the trade-offs between the different layout types and when to use each type
  • Assess different component types and attachment methods
    • Differentiate when to use each type of component
  • Define standard PWB and CCA notes
    • Apply best practices in negotiating these terms with customers
Online Event

3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Design for Rigid-Flex Boards

PCB Design for Rigid-Flex Boards

Date
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Tuesday, Thursday
6:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

Description

This course provides the skills necessary to effectively implement designs requiring flex and rigidflex circuits in accordance with product requirements. The class also focuses on the impact of these designs on manufacturing and assembly techniques, documentation, and manufacturing file generation. 

Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 25+ years of experience in the field, the six-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 flex and  rigid-flex boards. 

PCB Design for Flex & Rigid-Flex Boards This course is ideal for designers, engineers, technicians, and other individuals who want to develop the skills required to create flex and rigid flex designs.

LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

This program is designed to provide circuit board designers with a balanced foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in flex/rigid-flex circuit board design.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:  

  • Design flexible / rigid-flex board designs.
  • Understand the trade-off of flexible PCB materials.
  • Define a board stackup that implements flexible and rigid-flex structures.
  • Import and / or define board outline geometry for complex flexible board shape.
  • Understand and mitigate signal integrity issues with flexible circuits.
  • Understand and define effects of mechanical retention on flexible substrates.
  • Define and implement component packaging methodologies to mitigate effects of bending on component stresses.
  • Understand and mitigate effects of bending stresses on conductive patterns in flexible circuits. 

 

 

Online Event

3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Design for Manufacturability

PCB Design for Manufacturability

Date
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Tuesday, Thursday
12:00 pm ~ 02:00 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

 

Description

Taught by an industry expert with more than 40 years of experience in the field, this 4-week online program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to reduce or eliminate design, documentation, and capability issues that often arise when completed PCB designs are sent to the fabricator for production.  

Course Content

  • DfM Course Introduction, Fabricator Capability and Materials
  • Panelization, Stackups and Surface Finishes
  • Conductive Features, Holes/Vias and Other Mechanical Features
  • Masks and Inks, Impedance and Signal Loss, and Electrical Test
  • FPC, Documentation and Specifications

Participants receive the following helpful documents developed by Korf Consultancy LLC.

PCB Fabrication Design Rules
This editable document is designed to help PCB designers avoid many of the issues identified during the fabricator’s initial DFM review. It provides an extensive list of sample design rule parameters that designers can use to ensure that their designs are compatible with fabricator capabilities before the fabricator’s initial review. These globally representative design parameters are based on the most recent PCB design requirements.

Rigid PCB Fabrication Acceptance Specification 
This editable document provides recommended qualification and performance specifications for all IPC-6012 requirements defined as AABUS (As Agreed Between User and Subscriber). Designers can use this document to inform fabricators of their company’s specific manufacturing, documentation, and quality requirements, inclusive of those that do not appear in IPC Standards.

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3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

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Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Troubleshooting and Defect Analysis

PCB Troubleshooting and Defect Analysis

Date
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Tuesday, Thursday
6:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

 

Description

Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with more than 40 years of experience in the field, this 4-week online program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to identify printed circuit board defects and determine corrective action.

LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

The IPC Advanced Troubleshooting and Defect Analysis course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify printed circuit board defects and determine corrective action.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and correct control processes that negatively affect circuit board quality
  • Establish the root cause of potential defects to minimize and prevent loss of quality
  • Recognize the interrelationships of PCB materials, processes, and equipment and how these relationships affect PCB and PCA quality
  • Identify the root cause and corrective action for PCB defects such as interconnect separation, delamination, wedge voids, plating folds, microvoids, surface pitting, and hole wall pull-away
  • Identify the root cause and corrective action for electrodeposition defects, such as mouse bites, pitting, and domed or crown plating.
  • Identify the root cause and corrective action for solderability and assembly related issues such as outgassing, black pad, creep corrosion and blow holes

Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 40+ years of experience in the field, this four-week program utilizes interactive webinars, on-demand recordings, and job-specific exercises to facilitate mastery of the key concepts required for successful printed circuit board trouble shooting and defect analysis

 

Online Event

3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

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Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM) Training Program and Certification Exam Bundle

Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM) Training Program and Certification Exam Bundle

Date
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Tuesday, Thursday
6:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

Description

In the highly competitive electronics industry, the knowledge and skills of staff directly responsible for client services and program management can make or break the bottom line. The IPC Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM) Training and Certification course is designed to ensure that your team has the tools and training they need to provide the type of service that ensures clients for life. This new, instructor-led online course combines the educational benefits of live instruction and group discussions with the flexibility and cost-savings of e-learning. Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 30 years of experience in the field, the six-week program utilizes interactive webinars, on-demand recorded training, job-specific exercises, and team projects to facilitate mastery of the key business and technical concepts required of program managers in the electronics industry.

Learning and Performance Objectives

This program is designed to provide Program Managers with a balanced foundation of business skills and technical knowledge.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify variations in company structure and program management within the electronics industry
  • Identify and address common challenges that impact customer relationships or program performance
  • Implement industry best practices and tools for:
    • Project planning
    • Project performance measurement
    • Continuous improvement
  • Explain the program manager’s role in account acquisition
  • Apply best practices in assessing project viability
  • Illustrate sales and negotiating skills
  • Assess areas of risk in program launch
  • Apply best practices in ensuring efficient project management
  • Employ strategies for setting and managing expectations with customers and EMS companies
  • Create effective program reviews and account plans
  • Describe basic cost accounting practices and the role of the program manager in measuring and controlling project costs
  • Recognize the cost the cost impact of excess inventory, late shipments, excess scrap due to poor design or vendor quality problems, and slow paying customers
  • Explain the concepts associated with accurate forecasting and inventory control
  • Define basic contract terms and typical business risk associated with EMS projects o Apply best practices in negotiating these terms with customers
  • Describe manufacturing processes and common manufacturing issues that can impact project quality and on-time delivery
  • Identify the systems used in materials management within the EMS industry
  • Demonstrate best practices in sales and negotiation skills
  • Explain the principles behind building an effective team
  • Demonstrate how to deal with difficult people and motivate personnel in support organizations
  • Assess current competencies required in your segment of the EMS industry and develop a skills improvement plan

 

Online Event

3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Design for Military & Aerospace Applications

PCB Design for Military & Aerospace Applications

Date
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 - 
Tuesday, Thursday
11:00 am ~ 01:00 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

 

Description

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.  
Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 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 this course, it is recommended that participants 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
Online Event

3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Design for Rigid-Flex Boards

PCB Design for Rigid-Flex Boards

Date
-

 - 
Tuesday, Thursday
6:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

 

Description

This course provides the skills necessary to effectively implement designs requiring flex and rigidflex circuits in accordance with product requirements. The class also focuses on the impact of these designs on manufacturing and assembly techniques, documentation, and manufacturing file generation. 

Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 25+ years of experience in the field, the six-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 flex and  rigid-flex boards. 

PCB Design for Flex & Rigid-Flex Boards This course is ideal for designers, engineers, technicians, and other individuals who want to develop the skills required to create flex and rigid flex designs.

LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

This program is designed to provide circuit board designers with a balanced foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in flex/rigid-flex circuit board design.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:  

  • Design flexible / rigid-flex board designs.
  • Understand the trade-off of flexible PCB materials.
  • Define a board stackup that implements flexible and rigid-flex structures.
  • Import and / or define board outline geometry for complex flexible board shape.
  • Understand and mitigate signal integrity issues with flexible circuits.
  • Understand and define effects of mechanical retention on flexible substrates.
  • Define and implement component packaging methodologies to mitigate effects of bending on component stresses.
  • Understand and mitigate effects of bending stresses on conductive patterns in flexible circuits. 

 

Online Event

3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Design for HDI & Advanced Packaging

PCB Design for HDI & Advanced Packaging

Date
-

 - 
Monday, Wednesday
11:00 am ~ 1:00 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
 - 

Description

This course provides the skills necessary to create PWB/PBA designs that require advanced or complex packaging. These include boards with limited board area that must comply with IPC standards and require non-orthogonal placement and routing, non-standard board outline geometry, non-standard board mounting, and advanced board materials.  

Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 25+ years of experience in the field, the six-week program utilizes interactive webinars, on-demand recorded class sessions, job-specific exercises, and team projects to facilitate mastery of the key concepts required by circuit board designers. 
This course is ideal for individuals who need further experience with packaging and routing challenges involved with modern high density, reduced board area, and complex geometry designs.

 LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

This program is designed to provide circuit board designers with a balanced foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in printed circuit board design.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:  

  • Compress circuit topology while maintaining circuit performance.
  • Understand the trade-off of advanced PCB materials. 
  • Define a board stackup that take implements micro-vias. 
  • Import and / or define board outline geometry for circular or other non-standard shape.
  • Define and implement non-standard (non-orthogonal) parts placement and routing.
  • Define non-standard PCB mechanical retention and keep-outs.
  • Define and implement non-standard component packaging. 
Online Event

3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

IPC APEX EXPO 2023

IPC APEX EXPO 2023

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IPC APEX EXPO is the premier event for the electronics manufacturing industry. From the industry’s leading technical conference and professional development courses to the innovation-driven exhibit floor, IPC APEX EXPO 2023 will provide you with the opportunity to transform, modernize, discover what is new and next, while collaborating with your peers at North America’s largest gathering of electronics manufacturing professionals.

Meetings & Courses | Jan 21-26, 2023
Conference & Exhibition | Jan 24-26, 2023
San Diego Convention Center | CA

San Diego Convention Center

111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

San Diego Convention Center

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
United States