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Electronics Training Course in Austin with Austin

Posted by Mitch Moore on Thu, Nov 19, 2015 @ 15:11 PM

For those of you joining the Health Physics Society at their 49th Midyear Meeting and just can't get enough knowldege, then we have just the ticket for you! 


Ludlum Measurements will be holding a Radiation Electronics Training Course. This is a two day training course which will be held on Thursday February 4th and Friday February 5th. Lunch will be provided both days.

Participants who successfully complete the training course will receive a certificate for 16 hours training in the Theory and Operation of Radiation Detection Instrument Circuits.

Cost for the two day course is $750 per person. Contact Austin Mullins at 325-235-5494 for more information.


The primary hotel for the HPS Mid-Year Meeting is the Renaissance Austin Hotel, and to make things easy for you, we will be holding this training course at the same hotel.

We have limited seating in this training class so reserve your spot today!  To reserve your spot in the training course, call Austin Mullins at 325-235-5494. 

Get to know our new Trainer, Austin Mullins:


Austin Mullins is an electrical engineer, software developer, and instructor [for Ludlum Measurements, Inc.] with years of industry and academic experience. Austin is a 2007 Texas Tech graduate with a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Austin balances his professional career with family time. Austin is a loving husband, and Father to three wonderful children. Born and raised in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex, Austin currently lives with his family in Abilene, Texas.


The Radiation Electronics Training Course details are as follows:

Detector Operation Electronics – GM, Scintillator, Gas Probe, Neutron, Ion Chamber, and PIN (Solid-State Detector)  

Five Instrument Circuits – Theory of Operation and Troubleshooting




            Analog Drive Circuit

            High Voltage


There will be a complete set of test equipment for hands on experience with troubleshooting examples. (Two per station)

Plus brief explanation of Microprocessor – Driven Circuits and Instrument Options i.e. Relay, Overload, Scaler

Class size: Limited to 12


Desired Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

1. Explain the basic operation of the following Ludlum circuits:




            Analog Drive Circuit

            High Voltage


2. Identify circuit locations where specific measurements can be made to troubleshoot the above instrument functions.

3. Perform accurate cable testing.

4. Demonstrate proper techniques for Surface Mounted Component removal and replacement.

5. Recognize the differences between surface mount and through-hole boards.


If you would like more info on the HPS Midyear meeting, click here



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