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PCB offers “Successful Measurement of Dynamic Force, Pressure and Acceleration” by Dr. Pat Walter

Registration is now open for the following cities (click to register):

Who Should Attend:
Test personnel and their managers; design and analysis staff who use test measurements for model, component, and full-scale system verification; calibration laboratory staff; data reduction personnel; and more generally anyone whose work depends on the output from force, pressure, and acceleration measuring systems to support either test and analysis or control applications.

About the Speaker

Patrick L. Walter, Ph.D., Professor, Texas Christian University (TCU), will serve as training facilitator. Dr. Walter was employed for 30 years at Sandia National Laboratories, with the majority of his tenure spent managing flight, field and laboratory test activities.

Questions? Contact Alyson Grande agrande@pcb.com or 866-816-8892 ext. 2628


“Microphone & Acoustic Fundamentals and Advanced Applications” by Dr. Andrew Barnard

Who Should Attend:
Engineers, acousticians, consultants, staff or students who use acoustic measurement data in their application tests.

About the Speaker

Andrew Barnard, Ph.D., INCE Bd. Cert., CLD, is an Assistant Professor at Michigan Technological University. He holds a Ph.D. in Acoustics from Pennsylvania State University and a MS and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University. He spent the last 10 years as a researcher at the Applied Research Lab at Penn State studying acoustics and vibrations, specializing in dynamic test and measurement. For more information about Dr. Barnard, visit BarnardAcoustics.com.

  • March 7, 2017 Laguna Hills (Orange County), CA
  • March 9, 2017 San Jose, CA
  • June 6-7, 2017 Depew, NY PCB Corporate Headquarters
  • August 1, 2017 Austin, TX
  • August 3, 2017 Phoenix, AZ

“Microphone & Acoustic Fundamentals and Advanced Applications” by Michael Thibeault

About the Speaker

Mr. Thibeault has an MBA and Master of Science in Acoustics from Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Ursinus College. With over 20 years' engineering experience, he has expertise in program and project management in the design and development of high-tech products and systems.   He has managed large defense programs for an international defense contractor and supervised the testing and fabrication of SONAR transducers and arrays for the Penn State Applied Research Lab.

  • April 4, 2017 Seattle, WA 
  • October 3, 2017 Charlotte, NC

Webinars

Webinar - "Advanced Acoustics Concepts" by Michael Thibeault


Webinar - "Acoustics Basics" by Mark Valentino


About the Speaker

Mr. Valentino has Bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering from Buffalo State College. He has over 13 years' product and application experience with test and measurement microphones. He is responsible for managing all phases of the acoustic portfolio life cycle. He also has over 25 years’ acoustic audio experience as a professional musician and was inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame in 2009.


Sensors Online Webinar (Sponsored by PCB Piezotronics)

How to Avoid Rookie Mistakes in Acoustics Measurements

Featured speakers Dr. Andrew Barnard, Dr. Chad Walber


Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute Ballistic Instrumentation Working Group Seminar

A 3-Day Technical Seminar and Training Course sponsored by the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute, Inc.

Overview:
The third annual SAAMI Ballistic Instrumentation Users’ Group Workshop serves as a training workshop and discussion forum addressing a broad range of topics relevant to small arms ammunition ballistic laboratory/test facility operations.

Who Should Attend:
The SAAMI Ballistic Instrumentation Group Workshop is of special interest to small arms ballistic laboratory technicians, ammunition and firearm test engineers, and test facility managers, civilian, law enforcement, and military, who utilize the ANSI-SAAMI standards in the manufacture or qualification of ammunition and firearms.

About The Workshop:
The SAAMI Ballistic Instrumentation Users' Workshop will be held in mid-August 2017 in Bend, Oregon.

Questions? Click here or call 203-426-4358 ext. 229