This class is now full. Please stay tuned for the 2018 class schedule that will be posted during Gear Expo. Please note that there are many other classes available during Gear Expo that still have availability.
Tuesday, October 24 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and Wednesday, October 25 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
This education event will be held in conjunction with Gear Expo. Registration for this event must be made through the Gear Expo website. Each full registrant will receive a free pass to the Show Floor.
Dramatically improve your knoweldge and productivity through Basics of Gearing. This course will be presented in a day and a half, and will give you a comprehensive overview of standard gearing nomenclature, gear involute geometry, inspection procedures and much more.
Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Rooms have been reserved for Gear Expo 2017 at the following venues:
Dr. William Mark McVea, P.E., is currently President and Principal Engineer of KBE+, Inc. where he and his team design and develop complete powertrains for automotive and off-highway vehicles. His experience includes positions within the mechanical drive and powertrain industry. Chief Technology Officer for an industry leader in the design and development of patented powertrain engineering technology used primarily in the automotive industry; Professor of Vehicle Dynamics and Powertrain Sciences in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Rochester Institute of Technology; adjunct professor at Purdue University in their Automotive Sciences Department; and was manager of the CAE group within a tier-one powertrain supplier to global automotive markets, a consulting engineer in vehicle dynamics, and a project manager of traction systems for off-highway vehicles as well. In addition, he has extensive publication on transmission systems, automated design assistant systems, knoweldge systems and knowledge based engineering in general. He also holds or is listed as co-inventor on numerous patents related to mechanical power transmissions. Mark holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology, a PhD in Design Engineering from Purdue University and is a licensed Professional Engineer.