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Gear Design 30 PDH Discount Package

PACKAGE NO: DP30M-10
PACKAGE PDH: 30
PACKAGE PRICE: $324
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COURSE TITLE: Basic Machines Part 1
COURSE NO: M03-035
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Basic Machines Part 1
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course discusses the six simple machines: the lever, the block, the wheel and axle, the inclined plane, the screw and the gear. When you familiarize with the principles of these simple machines, you can readily understand the operation of complex machines.

 

A machine is any device that helps you to do work. It may help by changing the amount of force or the speed of action. Machines may also be used to change the direction of a force or in other cases transform energy; for example, a generator transforms mechanical energy into electrical energy. Complex machines are basically combinations of two or more simple machines.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, designers, manufacturers and anyone interested to gain an understanding of basic machine operation.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about the principles of levers, their different classes and mechanical advantages
  • Understanding the basics of the block and tackle, their different configurations and mechanical advantages
  • Understanding the basics of wheel and axle and understand their mechanical advantages
  • Learning about the mechanical advantages of inclined planes
  • Familiarizing with the uses of the screw and jack
  • Understanding the basics of gears, their different types and mechanical advantages
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapters 1 through 6, of the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center "Basic Machines" NAVEDTRA 14037 - training course.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Basic Machines, Part 1 (1.79 MB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this NAVEDTRA publication.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Basic Machines Part 2
COURSE NO: M03-036
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Basic Machines Part 2
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course discusses the relationship between Work and Power and their different their applications. It also describes the relationship between Force-Pressure and their different applications. Furthermore, this course explains the basics of hydrostatic and hydraulic liquids and highlights their respective machines. The last chapter of this course illustrates the basic machine elements, identifies their respective machine functions and introduces the basics of clutches.

 

A machine is any device that helps you to do work. It may help by changing the amount of force or the speed of action. Machines may also be used to change the direction of a force or in other cases transform energy; for example, a generator transforms mechanical energy into electrical energy.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, designers, manufacturers and anyone interested to gain an understanding of basic machine operations.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the relationship between Work and Power and their different applications
  • Learning how to determine horsepower ratings
  • Understanding the difference between Force and Pressure and their applications in basic machines
  • Familiarizing with the different force and pressure measuring devices
  • Understanding the difference between hydrostatic and hydraulic liquids and their applications in basic machines
  • Understanding the basic machine elements and identifying their respective functions
  • Learning about clutch basics
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapters 7 through 11, of the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center "Basic Machines" NAVEDTRA 14037 - training course.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Basic Machines Part 2
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this NAVEDTRA publication.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Basic Fundamentals of Gear Drives
COURSE NO: M06-031
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Basic Fundamentals of Gear Drives
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents a technical coverage of gear fundamentals. It is intended as a broad coverage written in a manner that is easy to follow and to understand by anyone interested in knowing how gear systems function. Since gearing involves specialty components, it is expected that not all designers and engineers possess or have been exposed to every aspect of this subject. However, for proper use of gear components and design of gear systems it is essential to have a minimum understanding of gear basics and a reference source for details.

 

Gear drives are the base components and lifeline in most mechanical transmissions and processing operations. With today's emphasis on reliability and operating efficiency, the selection of the proper drive has become increasingly important. The right choice can result in a big difference in productivity, operating costs, and energy savings. Selecting the right gear drive ideally brings together the gear manufacturer, the system designer, and the end user. At the outset, a gear manufacturer must know what the drive will be used for, the demands to be placed upon it, and the nature of the equipment it will be driving.

 

This 6 PDH online course is intended for mechanical engineers, automobile engineers, machine designers, factory & workshop personnel, O & M professionals, facility managers, estimators and general audience interested in gaining a basic understanding of gear drives. No specific prerequisite training or experience is required.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Defining gear and gear system
  • Understanding gear classification: parallel, intersecting, non-parallel and non-intersecting
  • Knowing the characteristics and applications of spur, helical, bevel and miter gears
  • Undersanding the applications of herringbone gears and rack and pinion gears
  • Learning standard gear terminology: addendum, dedendum, module, clearance, etc.
  • Understanding the law of gearing
  • Describing the gear tooth profiles: involute and cycloidal
  • Knowing the equations used to determine the power transmission through gear drives
  • Explaining the method of determining gear ratio and how it is related to torque and speed
  • Describing various types of gear trains - simple, compound, epicyclical
  • Knowing failure modes and methods for computing bending stress using Lewis equation
  • Learning the design process of specifying and selecting the gear systems
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Basic fundamentals of Gear Drives".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Basic Fundamentals of Gear Drives (1.59 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire course document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Ball Bearing Design and Applications
COURSE NO: M05-017
COURSE PROVIDER: Robert Tata, P.E.
Ball Bearing Design and Applications
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course introduces the basic principles of the rotational motion that occur in every day products such as washing machines, manufacturing machines, automobiles, industrial equipment, and airplanes. Without anti-friction bearings, these products would be larger, heavier than and not nearly as efficient as they are today. Anti-friction bearings support the mechanism that cleans the clothes in a washing machine; they support the many shafts that are found in manufacturing machines and automobile transmissions; and they support the ever increasingly sized rotors in an airplane jet engine. They are called "anti-friction" because they operate in the high 90% efficiency range and therefore save countless amounts of energy in today's dynamic world.

 

This 5 PDH online course is intended for mechanical, automotive, civil, machine design engineers and any other professional interested in ball bearing design and applications.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding how the bearing inner and outer ring pathway curvature and shoulder heights are proportioned
  • Understanding what bearing component is most likely to fail first in a typical application
  • Learning about the steps taken in the manufacture of ball bearing parts
  • Understanding the difference between radial, angular contact, and double row ball bearings
  • Learning about annular Bearing Engineers Committee ball bearing inner and outer ring diameter tolerance classifications and how they are used
  • Understanding the role that internal clearance plays in the performance of ball bearings
  • Knowing the equation used to predict the operating life of ball bearings under various load and speed conditions
  • Familiarizing with the various devices that are used in the mounting of ball bearings on shafts and in housings
  • Learning the analysis and equations used in predicting ball bearing life while supporting spur, helical, and bevel gear shafts
  • Learning how preloading bearings can make shafts that they support run truer in precision machine applications
  • Understanding the elastohydrodynamic oil film theory and the various lubricants and lubricating systems used in ball bearing applications
  • Learning about the various seals and shields that are assembled to bearings to contain lubricant and shield them from moisture and contaminant entry
  • Learning how the three kinds of ball bearings are used in various mechanical components and systems
  • Familiarizing with the many kinds of ball bearing specialty products that are used in farm, industrial, and automotive applications
  • Calculating the life of all three kinds of ball bearings in a simple setting showing the advantage and disadvantage of each
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Ball Bearing Design and Applications".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Ball Bearing Design and Applications (1.45 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.

 

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Development of Grease Lubricated Ball Bearings
COURSE NO: M02-048
COURSE PROVIDER: Robert Tata, P.E.
Development of Grease Lubricated Ball Bearings
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course details the pitfalls and successes that led to developing the bearing package that met the final goal and makes recommendations on how to improve the design even further. It takes the reader through a three-year program that successfully developed a high speed grease lubricated ball bearing for aircraft accessory application. The first of this two-part program developed a high speed bearing package from six different separator grease combinations from which a combination that exceeded the program goal of operating at 50,000 rpm (one million DN) for 50 hours was selected.

 

Grease lubricated ball bearings are a design tool that no engineer should overlook. They are a self-contained, self-lubricated highly efficient engineering package that can provide a lifetime of service in a small space with little or no maintenance.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for mechanical engineers, aeronautical engineers, machine design engineers, and anyone else who is interested a gaining an understanding of grease lubricated ball bearings.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding ball bearing design, terminology, variations and use
  • Knowing how a grease lubricated ball bearing can benefit the aircraft accessory industry
  • Knowing how a turbine lab test set-up was used to develop high speed bearing packages
  • Learning about the various bearing separator-grease combinations that were candidates for high speed test evaluation
  • Learning about post test examination and evaluation of  bearings tested
  • Understanding how perseverance paid off in developing a bearing that met all test goals
  • Learning how to improve the bearing package for even better performance
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled "Development of Grease Lubricated Ball Bearings".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Development of Grease Lubricated Ball Bearings (1.69 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Principles and Use of Gears, Shafts and Bearings
COURSE NO: M04-031
COURSE PROVIDER: Robert Tata, P.E.
Principles and Use of Gears, Shafts and Bearings
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course takes the student through the various steps needed to gain valuable insight into the subject matter. The steps include design, types, material/manufacture, load and stress analysis, sample problems, and sketches of actual industrial applications with expert analysis. It is written in an easily understood manner with many illustrative images. The information provided will encourage individuals to make innovative improvements within their field of expertise.

 

Gears, shafts and bearings are the backbone of equipment used in the field of Mechanical Power Transmission. They are the primary components in such things as transmissions, drive trains, and gear boxes. Transmissions and drive trains deliver power from the engine to a variety of vehicles ranging from automobiles to earth moving equipment. Gear boxes of a variety of sizes and shapes power the many machines and equipment found in our factories and in our homes.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for mechanical engineers, automotive engineers, plant engineers, industrial engineers, and any other discipline with an interest in Mechanical Power Transmission.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the terms associated with gears and gear teeth
  • Understanding the four basic types of gears and shape of contacting face
  • Learning about the material and manufacturing processes used on gears
  • Learning how to calculate the design life of a gearset in bending
  • Learning how to calculate the design life of a gearset in pitting
  • Knowing the many different ways to improve the performance of gears
  • Learning how to determine the thickness of gear rims
  • Learning how to calculate the diameter of gear shafts
  • Understanding the terms and types of rolling contact bearings
  • Learning how to determine the loads supported by bearings
  • Understanding how angular contact bearings can be mounted to support loads
  • Understanding how bearing sizes and envelope dimensions are established
  • Learning how to improve the life of a bearing pair using angular contact types
  • Learning how to lubricate and seal bearings for maintenance free operation
  • Understanding how bearings are used in various applications
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Principles and Use of Gears, Shafts and Bearings".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Principles and Use of Gears, Shafts and Bearings (5.19 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Roller Bearing Application: A Case Study
COURSE NO: M02-029
COURSE PROVIDER: Robert Tata, P.E.
Roller Bearing Application: A Case Study
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course takes the reader through an actual case study of the application of cylindrical roller bearings. It provides the steps necessary to specify cylindrical roller bearings in supporting a spur gear shaft. It explains how to specify the correct bearing pair given the operating life, size, and assembly procedures needed in a specific design package. It concludes with drawings of cylindrical roller bearings in mechanical equipment with expert analysis.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for Mechanical Engineers, Automotive Engineers, Design Engineers, Civil Engineers, and any other discipline interested in rolling contact bearings, machine design, or mechanical power transmission.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the nature of loads imposed on bearings by spur gears
  • Learning how to calculate bearing life given load, capacity, and speed
  • Familiarizing with gearbox assembly procedures
  • Learning how to specify cylindrical roller bearings to support spur gears
  • Understanding the danger of press fitting bearings on gear press fit surfaces
  • Understanding the danger of press fitting gears on bearing press fit surfaces
  • Learning how to calculate bearing inner and outer ring fits
  • Familiarizing with the many different configurations of cylindrical roller bearings
  • Understanding the application of cylindrical roller bearings in mechanical equipment
  • Learning about the various methods to retain cylindrical roller bearing outer rings
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Rolling Bearing Application: A Case Study".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Roller Bearing Application: A Case Study (2.81 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 2 PDH credit. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Specialty Ball Bearings
COURSE NO: M03-017
COURSE PROVIDER: Robert Tata, P.E.
Specialty Ball Bearings
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course teaches basic principles of ball bearings and the many variations of ball bearings that are used in today's industrial products including a number of drawings depicting the mounting and application of these various products.

 

Ball bearings are precision engineering components that are used primarily to support rotating shafts in mechanical equipment. They can be found in everything from personal computers to passenger cars. They are of simple design and can be manufactured in mass production quantities. They can support heavy loads over a wide speed range and do it virtually friction free. They come in many different sizes and shapes, are relatively inexpensive, and require little or no maintenance. They have predictable design lives and operating characteristics and are truly a valuable asset to today's rotating equipment industry.

 

This 3 PDH online course is intended for mechanical engineers, automotive engineers, design engineers, and any other discipline interested in gaining a better understanding of specialty ball bearings in machine design or mechanical power transmission.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding ball bearing design and load bearing characteristics
  • Understanding radial ball bearing mounting and application methods
  • Learning about the types and use of ball bearing closures (seals & shields)
  • Learning about the design and application of "maximum capacity" ball bearings
  • Learning about the design and application of "adapter" ball bearings
  • Learning about the design and application of "farm implement" ball bearings
  • Learning about the design and application of "two-piece inner ring" ball bearings
  • Learning about the design and application of "angular contact" ball bearings
  • Learning about the design and application of "integral shaft" ball bearings
  • Learning about the design and application of "double row" ball bearings
  • Familiarizing with the use of ball bearing variations in the automotive field
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Specialty Ball Bearings".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Specialty Ball Bearings (1.23 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Factors Influencing the Performance of Ball and Roller Bearings
COURSE NO: M02-033
COURSE PROVIDER: Robert Tata, P.E.
Factors Influencing the Performance of Ball and Roller Bearings
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes the important factors that influence the performance of ball and roller bearings. These factors include calculated life variations, material and heat treat, manufacturing processes, lubrication, misalignment and mounting, and preloading. They should be considered when specifying bearings for a new application.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for mechanical engineers, automotive engineers, design engineers, civil engineers, and any other discipline interested in rolling contact bearings, machine design or mechanical power transmissions.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the performance characteristics of rolling contact bearings
  • Understanding the factors affecting bearing life calculations
  • Learning how material and heat treatment can affect bearing performance
  • Understanding the manufacturing processes and the effect of grain flow on performance
  • Learning how bearing misalignment and mounting can affect bearing performance
  • Understanding preloading and its effect on bearing and machine performance
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Factors Influencing the Performance of Ball and Roller Bearings".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Factors Influencing the Performance of Ball and Roller Bearings (2.44 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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