Learn what is required for the design of an optimum gear set and the importance of the coordinated effort of the gear design engineer, the gear metallurgist, and the bearing system engineer. Investigate gear-related problems, failures and improved processing procedures.
Class hours are from 8:00am-5:00pm.
• Improve their gear designs
• Apply their understanding of gear rating theory and analysis methods
• Investigate differences in stress states among various surface durability failure modes
• Discuss time dependent and time independent failure modes related to tooth design
• Use computer generated graphics to examine mesh action and tooth interaction
• Discuss the concepts presented
Gear Engineers, gear designers, application engineers, people who are responsible for interpreting gear designs, technicians and managers that want to better understand all aspects of gear design.
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Payment must accompany this form. All cancellations must be in writing and received by AGMA 14 days prior to the class start. A $200 U.S. processing fee will be assessed for each cancelled registration that results in a refund after the 14-day period. A substitution or schedule change fee of $50 when substituting one student for another or moving the current student to another AGMA course after the 14-day period. A 50% refund will be issued if cancellation occurs on or after the class start date.
Raymond J. Drago is Chief Engineer of Drive Systems Technology, Inc. (DST), a mechanical power transmission consulting organization that he founded in 1976. Prior to this, Mr. Drago worked for the Boeing Company – Helicopters Division until his retirement after 37 years of service. Currently Mr. Drago is involved in the analysis, design, manufacture, assembly, and testing of many gear systems. In his role with DST, Mr. Drago is active in all areas of mechanical power transmission, including the design and analysis of drive systems in a very diverse field of application from heart pumps to very large mining & mill gears. He has also prepared and delivered more than 150 seminars dealing with various aspects of gear design and analysis.
Roy Cunningham is Senior Metallurgical Engineer with Drive Systems Technology, Inc. He has spent his career on Materials Engineering – evaluating and solving materials and processing problems, determining the cause and nature of failed materials, components and systems, and making recommendations on how to prevent similar problems in the future. He was Senior Manager for the Materials Engineering Dept. of the Boeing Company – Helicopters Division for 34 years.