Shock Testing and SRS
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A brief overview will examine types of shocks, including classical waveform, transient, pyrotechnic, SRS, and seismic. The problems of measuring and analyzing shocks will be explored, and some helpful tips will be offered. The course will expand into specific shock applications, including MIL-S-901 Underwater Explosion, ballistic impact, and repetitive events.

Course outline     Who should attend?    Course materials     Instructor     Next date and location      Pricing Information


Course outline

  • Where does shock come from?
  • Reviewing the types of shock
  • Developing shock requirements and tests
  • Executing shock tests
  • Measuring and analyzing shock
    • Using the Life Cycle Environmental Profile (LCEP)
    • Understanding the sensors
    • Understanding the analytical approaches: Shock Response Spectrum, pseudo velocity, filter theory
  • Shock Response Spectrum
  • Pseudo velocity
  • Filter theory
  • Shock applications
    • Mil-S 901 Underwater Explosion Testing
    • Ballistic impact and pyroshock
    • Repetitive shock
  • Supporting “war stories” and exercises
  • Shock testing – putting it together

Who should attend?

I need to advance my shock testing knowledge because:

  • I have already taken courses on the basics of shock testing
  • I am an engineer who has had experience in this type of testing

Course materials

  • Copy of PowerPoint presentation in course binder
  • Certificate of attendance for completion of CEUs

Continuing Education Units: .6 CEUs


Robert Anderson

Next date and location

February 3, 2022
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Central Time
Early-bird discount ends January 6. Use coupon code EB2VIBT22 to save 10%.
Online registration closes January 27, 2022.
Registration information


Registration information

Register three attendees from your company for the same training course and receive a complimentary fourth registration for another person in your company to attend that course. Contact IEST at 847-981-0100 to arrange this option. (Complimentary registration applies to registration of equal or lesser value. Not valid with any other offers or promotions.)
Registration Fees Pricing




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