A-P-T Research, Inc. (Analysis, Planning, Test Research, or "APT") is a 100% employee-owned, small business based in Cummings Research Park, Huntsville, Alabama. APT provides professional engineering and programmatic services in a variety of disciplines including systems engineering, risk assessment and analysis, test planning, range safety, system safety, software system safety, explosives safety, industrial and quality engineering, quality assurance, mission assurance, Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), software development and modeling, and related areas. APT currently supports more than 50 customers of which approximately 40 are Government agencies. Our personnel are owners and each shares in the commitment to APT's corporate mission of continually providing state-of-the-art expertise and ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Upcoming Training

Software System Safety Engineering | 16-19 Aug 2021

16 August 2021 - 19 August 2021

Software System Safety Engineering is an integrated combination of Software System Safety (SwSS) and software engineering technologies as applied to system safety. It describes generic SwSS processes adaptable to a variety of customer needs, and is tailorable to specific projects and software development processes. A 4th day has been added to demonstrate the practical use of the model-based "Medini" tool by ANSYS. This tool provides an efficient and comprehensive process to document functional failure conditions, hazards, safety requirements, and risk mitigations as part of objective safety evidence. Online and in-person attendance options are available. See Event Details tab below for more info. Indicate online or in-person attendance during registration.

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Reliability Engineering | 23-25 Aug 2021

23 August 2021 - 25 August 2021

The Reliability Engineering training course is designed for professionals wanting to advance their understanding and knowledge in reliability engineering tools and techniques and their application in technical assessments and special studies. Online and in-person attendance options are available. See Event Details tab below for more info. Indicate online or in-person attendance during registration.

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Probabilistic Risk Assessment | 26 Aug 2021

26 August 2021 - 26 August 2021

Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) is a comprehensive, structured, and logical analysis methodology aimed at identifying and assessing risks in complex technological systems. PRA is generally used for low-probability, high-consequence events for which limited statistical data exist. This course is intended to provide a better understanding of the PRA process, tools, methodologies, and their applications in assessing the risk of complex technological systems. The material in this course is based on over 30 years of extensive industry and government experience in systems analysis, probabilistic risk assessment, and reliability engineering. Online and in-person attendance options are available. See Event Details tab below for more info. Indicate online or in-person attendance during registration.

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Radiation Safety Basics | 7 Sep 2021

7 September 2021 - 7 September 2021

The Radiation Safety Basics course is a 1 day training course that is designed as an RSO refresher or an introductory course for a safety professional or a supervisor/manager. The goal of this course is to improve your knowledge about radiation safety. Topics include introduction to health physics, radiation fundamentals and sources, contamination control, radiation protection standards and guidelines, personnel dosimetry, radiation detection instruments, biological effects of ionizing radiation, medical and industrial uses of radiation, and nuclear power systems. This course is taught by a Certified Health Physicist and former AMCOM Radiation Safety Officer with over 25 years of professional experience. Online and in-person attendance options are available. See Event Details tab below for more info. Indicate online or in-person attendance during registration.

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IMESAFR Training with AN Module | 14-17 September 2021

14 September 2021 - 17 September 2021

IMESAFR v2.1 Software Training, 14-16 September; AN Module, 17 September. Institute of Makers of Explosives Safety Analysis for Risk (IMESAFR) is a probabilistic risk assessment tool used to calculate risk to personnel from explosives facilities. Users will be required to complete the IMESAFR training class to obtain the software license.

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Employment

We are always looking for enthusiastic, hard-working people to join our team, especially in the fields of system safety, range safety, flight safety, software safety, risk analysis, and software development. To see the latest employment opportunities, visit our employment opportunities page here.