Attendees will receive the entire SuperSMITH® package - a complete self-study course and combined software package containing: SuperSMITH® Weibull, SuperSMITH® Visual, The New Weibull Handbook® - 5th Edition and the PlayTIMETM Tutorial Booklet. A $960 value!
***Attendee must bring laptop for this course.***
Bonus Introductory Course Included
To accelerate your learning, you may want to complete the SAE On Demand Course, PD530946ON - Introduction to Weibull Solution Methods, prior to the Workshop. Your registration will give you online access to this highly recommended, 75-minute overview of Weibull Analysis approximately 10 days in advance of the course start date, access ending the last day of class.
Undergraduate Weibull Analysis
Mr. Wes (James) Fulton is the Founder and CEO of Fulton Findings. Prior, he was a program engineer/manager for AiResearch Los Angeles Division, Allied-Signal Aerospace Corporation. As a program engineer for aircraft actuation projects he had engineering and management responsibility for the Indigenous Defensive Fighter (IDF) leading edge flap actuation system (LEFAS) development and production, the Rockwell/MBB X-31A LEFAS flight test program, and the F-16 Fighting Falcon LEFAS production and deployment support. He co-patented a multi-fuseable shaft (high performance drive train device). Additionally, since 1998 Mr. Fulton has been a private programmer and developed SuperSMITH® Visual, WeibullSMITHTM, LogNormSMITHTM, Normal SMITHTM, Visual*SMITHTM, BiWeibullSMITHTM, and MonteCarloSMITHTM analysis software. He received his B.S.M.E. from Georgia Tech and his M.S.M.E. from California State University at Long Beach.
Carl Tarum is the Director of Software Research at Fulton Findings. Prior to his current position, he worked at Nexteer Automotive where he worked on functional safety for electric power steering. Prior roles included Design for Six Sigma Master Black Belt, where he taught, coached, and managed certification records. As a Reliability Engineer, he developed life testing and reliability predictions for hydraulic systems and new development. He has four patents related to steering systems. Additionally, Mr. Tarum developed the SuperSMITH® YBath™ and Help modules. He has conducted extensive research on p-value estimates for goodness of fits and methods to analyze mixtures of failure modes. He received his B.S.M.E from Montana State University, and his M.B.A from the University of Michigan – Flint. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan.
SAE Members: $2275.00 - $2275.00
You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.
"Very excellent course! Great instructor with exceptional knowledge on subject."
Gregory J. Barron
"An excellent overview of Weibull analyses that leaves the student with a basic understanding and the resources for further learning about the topic."
American BOA, Inc.
"Good comprehensive class on Weibull analysis technique. Brought me up-to-speed quickly."
Senior Principle Engineer
"Highly recommended for reliability and quality engineers. Techniques learned are invaluable."
Senior Quality Engineer
Robert Bosch Corporation
"Every engineer should attend this course within the first year of graduation."
Koyo Corporation of USA
This should be required for every USAF system safety engineer."
Chief, Avionics Programs
U.S. Air Force
"Excellent coverage of weibull with high opportunity given to immediately apply to real world problems in class."
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