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Steels for Gear Application

May 20-22, 2019 | Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria, Alexandria, VA

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Course Description

Gain a basic understanding of steel and its properties. Learn to make use of steel properties in an application and understand the potential that different steel and heat treatment options can offer. Explore how performance of the material depends on how the steel is produced.

Class hours are from 8:00am-5:00pm.

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives:

• Describe how material properties affect by steel quality and heat treatment.
• Describe how stresses are introduced by heat treatment process and surface modification treatments.
• Explain how to select a steel and heat treatment combination to meet the demands of the application
• Review influence of material selection on the manufacturing of components
• Discuss how to verify and specify required steel properties

Continuing Education Units: 2.0

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Cancellation and Payment Policy

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.

Hotel Info

Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria
801 N St Asaph St,
Alexandria, VA 22314

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Hotel cut-off date is April 22, 2019.

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Lily Kamjou

Lily Kamjou is a Senior Specialist in Ovako’s Industry Solutions Development department. In her current role, she focuses on application development specializing in the powertrain area. Kamjou joined Ovako in 2008 and is based at the company’s headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. She has held a variety of positions in the automotive sector including working with the highly demanding market for diesel injection systems. Kamjou has a master’s degree in materials engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH, Stockholm) and a bachelor’s degree in social science from Stockholm University.

Patrik Ă–lund

Patrik Ölund is head of group research and development at Ovako. Educated at The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH, Stockholm,Sweden (1985-1990). He worked at the Swedish Institute for Metals Research (1990-1995) doing research relating to inclusions,fatigue and heat treatment. In 1995 he joined Ovako in the research department, which he now heads. Ölund is the winner of the Kami Prize 2013, presented to a distinguished scientist whose research has become the basis of a technical development within the Swedish steel and metal industry.