AGMA Courses

AGMA Courses

 

Gear Failure Analysis

December 6-8 | San Francisco, CA

Explore gear failure analysis in this hands-on seminar where students not only see slides of failed gears but can hold and examine those same field samples closeup. Experience the use of microscope and take your own contact pattern from field samples. 

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/2017-gear-failure-analysis1/

 

Gearbox System Design

January 23-25, 2018

Las Vegas, NV

Explore the supporting elements of a gearbox that allows gears and bearings to do their jobs most efficiently. Learn about seals, lubrication, lubricants, housings, breathers, and other details that go into designing gearbox systems.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/gearbox-system-design/

 

Gear Materials

February 5-7, 2018

Clearwater Beach, FL

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.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/gear-materials/

 

Steels for Gear Applications

February 22 & 23, 2018

Bangalore, India

Learn to make use of steel properties in a system solution and understand the potential that different steel and heat treatment options can offer for their various applications. Explore how performance of the material and thus the component and system depends on how the steel is produced.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/steels-for-gear-applications/

 

Gearbox CSI

March 20-22, 2018

Concordville, PA

Gain a better understanding of various types of gears and bearings. Learn about the limitation and capabilities of rolling element bearings and the gears that they support. Grasp an understanding of how to properly apply the best gear-bearing combination to any gearbox from simple to complex.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/2017-gearbox-csi/

 

Basic Training For Gear Manufacturing- Spring

April 3-6, 2018

Chicago, IL

Learn the fundamentals of gear manufacturing in this hands-on course. Gain an understanding of gearing and nomenclature, principles of inspection, gear manufacturing methods, and hobbing and shaping. Utilizing manual machines, develop a deeper breadth of perspective and understanding of the process and physics of making a gear as well as the ability to apply this knowledge in working with CNC equipment commonly in use.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/2017-basic-training-for-gear-manufacturing/

 

Detailed Gear Design

May 8-10, 2018

Detroit, MI

Learn how to improve gear designs and gain new insight into concepts presented through illustrations and demonstrations. Explore all factors that go into good gear design from life cycle, load, torque, tooth optimization, and evaluating consequences.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/detailed-gear-design/

 

Fundamentals of Worm & Crossed Axial Helical Gearing

May 31- June 1, 2018

Alexandria, VA

Provide an introduction and emphasize the differences between parallel (the experience base) axis and worm and crossed axis helical gears. Describe the basics of worm and crossed axis helical gears, their fundamental design principals, application guidelines and recommendations, lubrication requirement, a discussion of accuracy and quality and summarize with a brief review of common failure modes.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/worm-gear-design/

 

Epicyclic Gear Systems: Application, Design & Analysis

June 5-7, 2018

Rosemont, IL

Learn and define the concept of epicyclic gearing is including some basic history and the differences among simple planetary gear systems, compound planetary gear systems and star drive gear systems. Cover concepts on the arrangement of the individual components including the carrier, sun, planet, ring and star gears and the rigid requirements for the system to perform properly. Critical factors such as load sharing among the planet or star gears, sequential loading, equal planet/star spacing, relations among the numbers of teeth on each element, calculation of the maximum and optimum number of planet/star gears for a specific system will be covered. Provides an in-depth discussion of the methodology by which noise and vibration may be optimized for such systems and load sharing guidelines for planet load sharing.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/epicyclic-gear-analysis/

 

Gear Failure Analysis

June 19-21, 2018

St. Louis, MO

Explore gear failure analysis in this hands‐on seminar where students not only see slides of failed gears but can hold and examine those same field samples close up. Experience the use of microscope and take your own contact pattern from field samples.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/2017-gear-failure-analysis/

 

Gear Manufacturing and Inspection

July 10-12, 2018

Ontario, Canada

Learn key factors in the inspection process that lead to better design of gears. Develop a broad understanding of the methods used to manufacture and inspect gears. Discover how the resultant information can be applied and interpreted in the design process.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/2017-gear-manufacturing-and-inspection/

 

Basic Training For Gear Manufacturing- Fall

September 11-14, 2018

Chicago, IL

Learn the fundamentals of gear manufacturing in this hands-on course. Gain an understanding of gearing and nomenclature, principles of inspection, gear manufacturing methods, and hobbing and shaping. Utilizing manual machines, develop a deeper breadth of perspective and understanding of the process and physics of making a gear as well as the ability to apply this knowledge in working with CNC equipment commonly in use.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/2017-basic-training-for-gear-manufacturing1/

 

Fundamentals of Gear Design & Analysis

October 24-26, 2018

Houston, TX

Gain a solid and fundamental understanding of gear geometry, types and arrangements, and design principles. Starting with the basic definitions of gears, conjugate motion, and the Laws of Gearing, learn the tools needed to understand the inter‐relation and coordinated motion operating within gear pairs and multi‐gear trains. Basic gear system design process and gear measurement and inspection techniques will also be explained. In addition, the fundamentals of understanding the step‐wise process of working through the iterative design process required to generate a gear pair will be reviewed. Learn the steps and issues involved in design refinement and some manufacturing considerations. An explanation of basic gear measurement techniques, how measurement equipment and test machines implement these techniques, and how to interpret the results from these basic measurements will also be covered.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/2017-fundamentals-of-gear-design-and-analysis/

 

Gear Failure Analysis

November 6-8, 2018

St. Louis, MO

Explore gear failure analysis in this hands-on seminar where students not only see slides of failed gears but can hold and examine those same field samples close up. Experience the use of microscope and take your own contact pattern from field samples.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/gear-failure-analysis-november/

 

Steels for Gear Applications

December 5-7, 2018

Clearwater Beach, FL

Learn to make use of steel properties in a system solution and understand the potential that different steel options can offer for their various applications. Explore how performance of the material and thus the component and system depends on how the steel is produced.

https://www.agma.org/education/advanced-courses/2017-steels-for-gear-applications/