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04
Sep

The Importance of Hands-On Training vs. Online Training

By Megan Verkamp
September 04, 2019

Category • Automotive, Training, Validation, Employment, career, Job Development

At LHPU, our goal is to help you excel in the automotive engineering industry by providing you with the hands-on experiences you need to succeed. Though online courses can be valuable and convenient, there is no way to replicate the value you get out of in-person lessons.

07
Aug

The Benefits of LHPU

By Megan Verkamp
August 07, 2019

Category • Automotive, Training

LHPU is a program that was developed by LHP Engineering Solutions based on a need that our customers were having for students that could come out of college and be more productive in the work force. 

02
Aug

Get the Competitive Edge You Need as an Automotive Engineer at LHPU

By Megan Verkamp
August 02, 2019

Category • Automotive, Training

LHPU specializes in helping aspiring automotive engineers get a head start in their field by providing you with the experience you need to succeed, including experience with the latest technologies, experience working with others, experience in maintaining a set schedule, and so much more.

17
Jul

Why Choose LHPU for Automotive Engineering Training?

By Megan Verkamp
July 17, 2019

Category • Automotive

LHPU is an industry trusted provider of training solutions that prepare engineers for careers in advanced technology in the transportation space. LHPU training involves integrated courses with cutting edge technologies and mentorship throughout both your educational and workforce careers.

16
Nov

Strategies to Control New Theories in Variable Valve Timing

By Taylor Peters
November 16, 2018

Category • Automotive, Technology

Back in the early sixties, a car’s intake valve would open for a specific duration during a predetermined time in the engine’s four-stroke cycle. It was not an especially flexible system, but in the early days of motor vehicles, this wasn’t a big problem. In the engines of those days, idle and operating RPMs were often quite similar. However, as vehicles advanced in complexity, the range of potential RPMs widened, leading to greater compromises in systems with static valve timing. The need for a better solution lead to the rise of variable valve timing (VVT).

07
Nov

Trustworthiness: A New Name Within Automotive

By Megan Verkamp
November 07, 2018

Category • Automotive, Cyber Security, Trustworthiness

When contending with the complicated and interconnected devices of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), the question of trustworthiness is often introduced. How do we make certain that the systems as designed are worthy of trust? Questions like this are intuitive and necessary, of course. However, they often lack the rigorous framework needed for a robust implementation in system design. “Trust” is a word that we may all think we understand, but when applying it to a network connected device in a crucial automotive subsystem, the word’s precise formulation becomes paramount.

18
Sep

The Value of the Mechanical Engineer in an Embedded Controls Industry

By Megan Verkamp
September 18, 2018

Category • Automotive, Embedded Controls, Job Search

As driverless technologies rise to prominence, the safety and functionality of crucial automotive systems, is becoming an ever more pressing issue. Because of this, the embedded controls industry is on a lot of people’s minds. Even so, in some sectors, we are suffering from a lack of engineers with the right skill sets to drive the industry forward.

09
Aug

Adapting to New Testing Needs and Standards in the Automotive Industry

Recent events such as China’s plans to scrap pure internal combustion engines as soon as 2030, the release of Tesla’s model 3, and announcements by several large automakers about ramping up EV production and possibly eliminating gasoline-powered vehicle production, have accelerated efforts to develop competitive electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid vehicles across the automotive industry i. But, even with falling purchase prices for many hybrids and plug-in EVs (PEVs), rising gasoline prices, and various government incentives for purchasing electrified vehicles, this change isn’t happening overnight.

07
Sep

LHP's Training Division Expands Course Offerings

By Megan Verkamp
September 07, 2017

Category • Automotive, Embedded Controls, Training, Engine

LHP is excited to announce Intro to Engine Performance, an addition to our already successful, industry-recognized, 6-week bootcamps. The new bootcamp, located in San Antonio, Texas, offers participants an intensive 6-week, hands-on course on Engine Performance.

11
Jul

Eyes off the Road: The Driving Force behind Autonomous Vehicles

By Megan Verkamp
July 11, 2017

Category • Automotive, Autonomous Driving, Technology

Dave Glass, LHP's CEO recently completed a podcast series with PTC through their Windchill blog. The Connected Engineer – PTC’s new podcast series aimed at the people who turn napkin sketches into reality. Host, Gavin Quinlan, cuts through the hype to talk truth with engineers, designers, and innovators about the product design challenges they are facing today and the trends of tomorrow.