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Advanced Concepts of Bearing Technology

June 18 - 21, 2018 
The Hyatt Lodge

2815 Jorie Blvd,
Oak Brook, IL 60523


 
Join instructors Dan Snyder, Dr. Tim Ovaert and Brian Dahmer for the 2018 Advanced Concepts of Bearing Technology.

 

 

Course Registration Includes

  • Continental breakfast every morning before class
  • Lunch buffet
  • Unlimited coffee, tea, water and sodas during class
  • Networking Reception with instructors and course attendees with hors d'oeuvres and cocktails on the first evening of class
  • Course binder
  • Course book


Course Information

This course builds on the foundations of the essential course and challenges the experienced engineer in areas such as failure modes, friction & wear, fatigue life calculation methods and load distribution. This is an exceptional course for engineers with 2-3 years work experience in bearings or past attendees of the Essential Concepts of Bearing Technology.

Course participants will enhance understanding of:

  • Bearing Macrogeometry: Clearance, Free Contact Angle, Interference Fits
  • Ball/Roller Loading: Static/Inertial
  • Contact Stresses, Deflection, & Subsurface Stresses
  • Internal Load Distribution – Speed & Motion
  • Concepts of Friction & Wear: Surface Topography
  • Fundamentals of Fatigue Life Theory
  • Contact Friction
  • Bearing Friction & Reference Speeds
  • Permanent Deformations & Static Capacity
  • Fatigue Life Prediction: Standards & Advanced Calculations
  • Testing Methods & Statistical Analysis
  • Lubricants & Rheology & EHL
  • Shaft-Bearing Systems & Performance Analysis

Attendees receive CEU's (Continuing Education Units) registered with Ball State University upon successful completion of this course. Official credit certificates are mailed to the attendee 6-8 weeks after the course.

Schedule

The Advanced Concepts course will begin promptly at 8:00 am on Monday, June 18th and will end around 5:00 pm on Thursday, June 21st. Please be sure to book your travel and transportation accordingly.

Course Registration 

Early Bird Registration Rates (before April 27, 2018)

Member Price: $1855
Non-Member Price: $2170

Registration Rates (after April 27, 2018)

Member Price: $2155
Non-Member Price: $2470

Substitutions for registrants unable to attend will be accepted any time prior to the beginning of the course. We do ask however, that any course-related materials already received by the registrant be forwarded to the substitute attendee. Substitutions must be submitted in writing to ABMA. Cancellations received 60 days prior to course start date will receive a full refund. Cancellations received between 30 days and 60 days from the start of the course will receive a 50% refund. There are no refunds for cancellations within 30 days of the course start date. Again substitutions are welcome and strongly recommended.

 

 

Hotel Information

The Hyatt Lodge 
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Reserve your room online or call the reservations Line: 888-421-1442

ABMA has a room block at the Hyatt Lodge at a discounted rate of $165 per night for a single or double occupancy standard room. The hotel room block will close on May 21, 2018. 

The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus offers exceptional amenities in an unparalleled natural setting. Featuring the renowned event venue of Hamburger University, a spa, indoor and outdoor dining options, and natural stone fireplaces add the perfect touches to their lounge setting.


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