Advanced Concepts of Bearing Technology
June 19-22, 2017
The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus in Oak Brook, IL
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
- Bearing Macrogeometry: Clearance, Free Contact
Angle, Interference Fits
- Ball/Roller Loading: Static/Inertial
- Contact Stresses, Deflection, & Subsurface
- Internal Load Distribution – Speed &
- Concepts of Friction & Wear: Surface
- Fundamentals of Fatigue Life Theory
- Contact Friction
- Bearing Friction & Reference Speeds
- Permanent Deformations & Static Capacity
- Fatigue Life Prediction: Standards & Advanced
- Testing Methods & Statistical Analysis
- Lubricants & Rheology & EHL
- Shaft-Bearing Systems & Performance
Attendees receive CEUs upon successful
completion of this course.
The Advanced Concepts course will begin promptly at 8:00 am on Monday, June 19th and will end around 5:00 pm on Thursday, June 22nd. Please be sure to book your travel and transportation accordingly.
Member Price: $2155
Non-Member Price: $2470
Register before the early bird deadline of May 22nd and receive $300 off registration! After May 22nd, registration prices will increase.
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.
The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus
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 $169 per night for a single or double occupancy standard room. The hotel room block will close on May 22, 2017.
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.