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Electrostatic Discharge

This course is designed to increase awareness of the causes and effects of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and Electrical Overstress (EOS) on electronic assemblies and components. Students learn the use of ESD protection equipment and the measures to take to neutralize charges and protect devices from EOS.

What Students Receive

  • EPTAC Certificate of Attendance

Course Outline


  • ESD Basic Concepts
  • Terminology
  • Voltages
  • Costly ESD Effects

Device Sensitivity

Types of ESD Damage

ESD Control

  • Grounding
  • Shielding
  • Neutralization
  • Knowledge


Static Safe Workstations