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Advanced Concepts of Bearing Technology

The 2019 Advanced Concepts Course will be from June 17th - June 20th at The Hyatt Lodge in Oak Brook, Illinois.


Register here for the course:

*Early Bird Registration ends April 30, 2019*


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.


 Please click here to view a detailed schedule of the week. 


Hotel Info

The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus

2815 Jorie Blvd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

Room Rate: $165/ night

Reservations can be made using this link.

Attendees are required to book on their own. The deadline for reservations is May 20th or until the room block is full. Please note that we cannot guarantee rates after this date and the rate is subject to availability.


Course Registration 

Early Bird Registration Rates (ends April 30, 2019)

Member: $1855

Nonmember: $2170


Registration Rates 

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 incur a 25% processing fee. Cancellations received between 30 days and 59 days from the start of the course will incur a 50% processing fee. There are no refunds for cancellations within 30 days of the course start date. 



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