Stephenson Building, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NE1 7RU

Last Chance to book: BGA Gear Foundation Day.

Date: 4th September.
Time: 9:30 – 4:30
Location: Derby Conference Centre.
Tutor: Graham Penning.
Price: non member £375 / member £202.50

Who should attend?

The BGA Gear Foundation Day introductory seminar is suitable and appropriate for anyone joining the gear industry. The course will not only equip the delegate with the basic gear knowledge to make a success of their career but also allow them to benefit from the more specialised seminars presented through the year in the BGA’s Knowledge Transfer Programme.

Each Session includes a test and successful students will receive a certificate.

The course will include:

  • An Introduction to Gears Part 1: Gear Fundamentals –  Law of Gearing; The Involute Form; Power Transmission; Motion Control; Gear Types – Features and Benefits.
  • An Introduction to Gears Part 2: Noise & Load – Modes of Failure (Bending, Pitting, Micro-Pitting, Scuffing, Wear) Gear Rating methods; Application Factors; Gear Lubrication; Noise & Vibration basics; Transmission Error.
  • An Introduction to Gears Part 3: Gear Manufacture – Gear Material Specification; Gear Manufacturing Methods (Forming,     Moulding, Machining; Hobbing, Shaping, Shaving, Honing, Grinding and Finishing); Heat Treatment and Gear Measurement.

Please click here to book online or click here to download a booking form.