Bevel Gear Systems Design - July 10-12, 2019
Who Should Attend:
Others involved in the selection, application and/or design of bevel gear systems.
Expected Student Learning (Course Level) Outcomes:
Apply the selection process required to determine which type of bevel gear is best for a particular application
Integrate both the manufacturing and quality control processes in the initial design process
Draw upon how bevel gears are manufactured to design these gears FOR manufacturability and good quality control
Discuss best practices for mounting, assembling and installing bevel gears
Discuss requirements and practices for lubrication and maintenance
Draw upon the relationship between standard rating practices and actual bevel gear tooth stresses as a means of optimum design
Describe in-service lubrication and maintenance required to support long term operation
Raymond Drago, P.E. (Moderator)
Chief Engineer - Gear Technologist, Drive Systems Technology
Raymond J. Drago is Chief Engineer of Drive Systems Technology, Inc. (DST), a mechanical power transmission consulting organization that he founded in 1976. Prior to this, Mr. Drago worked for the Boeing Company – Helicopters Division until his retirement after 37 years of service. Currently Mr. Drago is involved in the analysis, design, manufacture, assembly, and testing of many gear systems. In his role with DST, Mr. Drago is active in all areas of mechanical power transmission, including the design and analysis of drive systems in a very diverse field of application from heart pumps to very large mining & mill gears. He has also prepared and delivered more than 150 seminars dealing with various aspects of gear design and analysis.