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Drive Systems Technology, Inc.

Mechanical Power Transmission Consultants

 

Raymond J. Drago, PE, Chief Engineer

24 Marlborough Lane

Glen Mills, PA 19342-1519

V: 610-358-0785; F:610-358-2776; Web: www.gear-doc.com; E-Mail: GearDoctor@Verizon.net

 

A.        Fundamentals of Gear Design (24 Hours)

            1.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, April 1982

            2.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 1983

            3.         Boeing Commercial Airplane Company, Seattle, WA, August 1983

            4.         United States Navy - Naval Air Propulsion Center, Trenton, NJ, September  1983

            5.         Boeing Vertol Company, Philadelphia, PA, October 1983

            6.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, March 1984

            7.         United States Navy - Naval Ship Engineering Systems, Philadelphia Navy Yard,

                        PA April 1985

            8.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, June 1985

            9.         General Electric Company, Steam Turbine - Generator Division, Lynn

                        Operations, Lynn MA December 1985

            10.       Boeing Vertol Company, Philadelphia, PA January 1986

            11.       Sundstrand Corporation, Pneumatic Systems Division, Rockford, IL

                        February 1986

            12.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, June 1986

            13.       American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Chicago, IL, September 1986

            14.       General Electric Company, Aircraft Engine Business Group, Cincinnati, OH

                        December 1986

            15.       Saturn Corporation, Troy, MI January 1987

            16.       University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy May 1987

            17.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, July 1987

            18.       M & M Precision Systems, West Carrollton, OH, October 1987

            19.       United States Army - AVSCOM, St Louis, MO, November 1987

            20.       Boeing Commercial Airplane Company, Renton, WA, March 1988

            21.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, November 1988

            22.       Mineral Processing Systems, Inc. May 1989

            23.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, December 1989

            24.       Sundstrand Corporation, ATG Division, Rockford, IL, February 1990

            25.       University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK, March 1990

            26.       United States Navy - Norfolk Naval Supply Systems Command, Price Fighter

                        Detachment, Norfolk Navy Base, Norfolk, VA June 1990

            27.       United States Navy - Pensacola Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL September 1990

            28.       Horsburgh & Scott, Cleveland, OH September 1990

            29.       General Motors - Hydramatic Division, Toledo, OH November 1990

            30.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, November 1990

            31.       General Motors - Hydramatic Division, Toledo, OH November 1990

            32.       General Motors - Hydramatic Division, Toledo, OH December 1990

            33        General Motors - Hydramatic Division, Toledo, OH January 1991

            34.       The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA, February 1991

            35.       United States Navy - Naval Air Propulsion Center, Trenton, NJ, March 1991

            36        University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, December 1991

            37.       Cuyahoga College, (Sponsor: Horsburgh & Scott), Cleveland, OH March 1991

            38.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, December 1992

            39.       United States Steel Corp, Mon Valley Works, Dravosburg, PA, June 1992

            40.       United States Steel Corp, Gary Works, Gary, IN, July 1992

            41.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, December 1992

            42.       Lexmark, An IBM Alliance Company, Lexington, KY January 1993

            43.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, December 1993

            44.       Oregon Institute of Technology, Clackmas, OR (Sponsored by Warn Industries), May 1994

            45.       George Stinson Management Center, National Steel Corporation, Great Lakes Division, Ecorse, MI, August 1994

            46.       George Stinson Management Center, National Steel Corporation, Great Lakes Division, Ecorse, MI, September 1994

            47.       Boeing Defense & Space Group, Helicopters Division, Philadelphia, PA, October 1994

            48.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, November 1994

            49.       National Steel Corporation, Granite City Division, Granite City, IL January 1995

            50.       National Steel Corporation, Granite City Division, Granite City, IL February 1995

            51.       Boeing Commercial Airplane Company, Seattle, WA March 1995

            52.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, November 1995

            53.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, December 1996

            54.       Boeing Defense & Space Group, Military Airplane Division, January 1997

            55.       Falk Corporation, Milwaukee, WI, February 1997

            56.       Cuyahoga College, (Sponsor: Horsburgh & Scott), Cleveland, OH June, 1997

            57.       Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, NC, July 1997

            53.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, December 1997

            54.       University of Wisconsin, Presented at Irvine, CA, WI, February 1998


55.              Fairfield Manufacturing Company, Lafayette, IN, March 1998

56.              Castrol Industrial North America (Lubricants), Downers Grove, IL September 1998

57.              University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, December 1998

58.              Halm Industries, Glen Head, NY, August 1999

59.              Hamilton Sundstrand, Rockford, IL, November 1999

60.              Lantec Industries, Langley, British Columbia, Canada, January 2000

In 1999, the Fundamentals of Gear Design Seminar was greatly expanded in content and the presentation was changed to two - three day sessions.

61.              University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, PART I, December 1999 (20 Hours)

62.              University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, PART II, April 2000 (20 Hours)

63.              The Boeing Company, Philadelphia, PA PART I (modified format), June 2000

64.              The Boeing Company, Philadelphia, PA PART II (modified format), June 2000

65.              Caterpillar Corporation, East Peoria, IL,  PART I (modified format), September 2000

66.              Caterpillar Corporation, East Peoria, IL,  PART II (modified format), September 2000

67.              The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Boulder, CO, PART I (modified format), November 2000

68.              The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Boulder, CO, PART II (modified format), November 2000

69.              University of Wisconsin, Clear Water Beach, FL, PART II, February 2001

70.              Westar Corporation for Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL PART I, April 2001

71.              Westar Corporation for Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL PART II, April 2001

72.              University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, PART I, December 2001 (20 Hours)

In 2002, the Fundamentals of Gear Design Seminar Parts 1 and 2 were separated into two complementary three day sessions, Fundamentals of Gear Design and Advanced Gear Design & Theory.

            73.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, March 2002

            74.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, June 2002

            75.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, March 2003

            76.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, March 2004

            77.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, March 2005

            78.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 2006

            79.       Parker Aerospace Control Systems Division, Irvine, CA July 2006

            80.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, August 2007

            81.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, April 2008

            82.       NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA June 2009

 

B.        Advanced Gear Design & Theory (20 Hours)

            1.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, March 2002

            2.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, October 2002

            3.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, June 2003

            4.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, June 2004

            5.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, November 2005

            6.         Parker Aerospace Control Systems Division, Irvine, CA August 2006

            7.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, November 2006

            8.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, September 2007

            9.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, June 2008

 

C.        PC Applications in Parallel Axis Gear Design (20 Hours)

            1.         University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI October 1985

            2.         University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI October 1986

            3.         Northland, A Scott Fetzer Company, Watertown, NY January 1987

            4.         University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI October 1987

            5.         Boeing Commercial Airplane Company, Seattle, WA April 1989

            6.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 1989

            7.         Mineral Processing Systems, Inc. August 1989

            8.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 1990

            9.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 1991

            10.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 1992

            11.       New Venture Gear Div, New Process Gear Company, Syracuse, NY, June 1993

            12.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, June 1993

            13.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 1994

            14.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 1995

            15.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 1996

            16.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 1997

            17.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 1998

            18.       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 1999

In 1999, the PC Applications in Parallel Axis Gear Design Seminar was expanded in content & completely new PowerGear Windows™ Based Software was introduced.


 

19.              Hamilton Sundstrand, Rockford, IL, November 1999 (modified, shortened format)

20.              University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 1999

21.              University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 2000

22.              University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, May 2001

23.              Rexnord Corporation, Milwaukee, WI April 2003

24.              University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, September 2004

25.              University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, February 2006

26.              University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, July 2007

27.              University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, April 2007

28.              University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, December 2008

 

D.        WHERE DO I START? THE PRELIMINARY GEAR DESIGN THOUGHT PROCESS (8 Hours)

1.                  Society of Manufacturing Engineers (3 Hrs), Detroit, MI, February 1996

2.                  University of Delaware (Junior Class Machine Design, 3 Hrs), Newark, DE, April 1996

3.                  Howard University (Senior Class Design Project, 3 Hrs), Washington, DC, November 1996

4.                  Society of Manufacturing Engineers (8 Hours), Chicago, IL, February 1997

5.                  Society of Manufacturing Engineers (3 Hrs), Nashville, TN, January 1998

6.                  Fairfield Manufacturing Company, Lafayette, IN, March 1998

7.                  Universal Technical Systems “Gear School” (4 hours), Rockford, IL September 1998

8.                  Society of Manufacturing Engineers (8 Hours), Cincinnati, OH, November 1998

9.                  Universal Technical Systems “Gear School” (4 hours), Rockford, IL May 1999

10.              Society of Manufacturing Engineers (8 Hours), Detroit, MI June 1999

11.              Society of Manufacturing Engineers (8 Hours), Nashville, TN May 2000

12.              Society of Manufacturing Engineers (8 Hours), Detroit, MI October 2001

 

 

E.        GEAR SYSTEM DESIGN FOR MINIMUM NOISE (16 Hours)

            1.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, October 1982

            2.         Ford Motor Company, Transmission and Chassis Div., Livonia, MI, May 1983

            3.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, October 1983

            4.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, November 1984

            5.         Boeing Commercial Airplane Company, Seattle, WA, May 1985

            6.         General Motors Corporation, Technical Center, Warren, MI February 1986

            7.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI November 1986

            8.         University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy May 1987

            9.         General Motors Corporation, Advanced Development Center, Troy, MI

                        November  1987

            10.       Funk Division, Cooper Industries, Coffeyville, KS, September 1988

            11.       American Gear Manufacturers Association, Alexandria, VA, June 1990

 

F.         PLASTIC GEARS: DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING (8 Hours)

            1.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI March 2000

 

G.        SENIOR DESIGN & SYNTHESIS (6 Hours)

            (Visiting Lecturer - Gear Design and Analysis)

1.         University of Delaware, Newark, DE Spring 1986

2.      University of Delaware, Newark, DE Spring 1987

3.      University of Delaware, Newark, DE Fall   1988

4.      University of Delaware, Newark, DE Fall   1989

5.      University of Delaware, Newark, DE Fall   1990

6.      University of Delaware, Newark, DE Fall   1994

7.      University of Delaware, Newark, DE Fall   1995

 

H.        JUNIOR DESIGN (1 Hour)

            (Visiting Lecturer - Gear Design and Analysis)


 

1.                  University of Delaware, Newark, DE Spring 1996

2.                  University of Delaware, Newark, DE Spring 1997

3.                  University of Delaware, Newark, DE Spring 1998

4.                  University of Delaware, Newark, DE Fall 2001

 

I.          BEVEL GEAR SYSTEMS (16 Hours)

            1.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, September 1993

            2.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, September 1994

            3.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, September 1995

            4.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, October 1996

            5.         University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, November 1997

 

J.         GEAR FAILURES - MODES, CAUSES, CURES (12 Hours)

1.      Rotek, Inc., Aurora, OH, July 1983

2.      Los Angels County Sanitary District, Los Angeles, CA, March 1987

3.      P & H Mine Pro Services, Mesa, AZ, June 2000

4.      AGMA Regional Meeting, Gear Expo, Columbus, OH October 2003 (Modified format to fit special audience requirements)

5.      AGMA Regional Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, January 2004 (Modified to fit audience requirements)

 

K.        DRIVE SYSTEM DESIGN  (12 Hours)

            1.         For the U.S. Navy at The Boeing Training Center, Philadelphia, PA, June  1984

 

L.         BEVEL GEAR ASSEMBLY AND PATTERNING  (8 Hours)

            1.         United States Army - Corpus Christi Army Depot, Corpus Christi, TX, September 1983

 

M.        GEAR TYPES, ARRANGEMENTS, & FAILURE MODES (8 Hours)

1.         Helicopter Transmission Design & Maintenance Workshop, Laval University, Quebec City, Sponsored by The Canadian Department of National Defense, May 1990

2.         Helicopter Transmission Design & Maintenance Workshop, Laval University, Quebec City, Sponsored by The Canadian Department of National Defense, May 1991

 

N.        SINGLE FLANK GEAR INSPECTION (6 Hours)

            1.         Harris Graphics Corporation, Dover NH September 1987

 

O.        GEAR TECHNOLOGY: STATUS & TRENDS (3 Hours)

            1.         General Motors Research Laboratories, Warren, MI, August 1988

 

P.        STATICS AND DYNAMICS FOR ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS (20 Hours)

            1.         Boeing Vertol Company, Philadelphia, PA 1975

 

Q.        BASIC GEAR AND SPLINE DESIGN (32 Hours)

            1.         Boeing Vertol Company, Philadelphia, PA 1980

 

R.        GEAR MANUFACTURING - METHODS, TOOLS, MACHINES (3 Hours)


1.                  Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Chapter 15, Philadelphia, PA, November 1996

2.                  Castrol Industrial North America (Lubricants), Downers Grove, IL September 1998

 

S.                             FAILURE ANALYSIS: THE APPLICATION OF FORENSIC GEAR ENGINEERING (8 Hours)

1.      AGMA Regional Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, January 2004

2.      Philadelphia Gear Corporation National Engineering Meeting, King of Prussia, PA February 2005

3.      Dofasco Steel, Hamilton. ON Canada Two sessions, April 2005

4.      Philadelphia Gear Corporation National Sales Meeting, Houston, TX July 2005

5.      Crane Pro (Kone Cranes), Novi, MI December 2005 (Two Consecutive Sessions)

6.      Crane Pro (Kone Cranes), Novi, MI May 2006

 

T.                             The Extended Analysis of Surface Durability Failure Modes – Gear Load Capacity Rating Implications (8 Hours) 

1.      American Gear Manufacturers Association Regional Meeting, Seattle, WA February, 2005

 

U.                            Detailed Gear Design – Beyond Simple Service Factors (20 Hours) 

1.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Clearwater Beach, FL, November 2005

2.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Las Vegas, NV, April 2006

3.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Concordville, PA, October 2006

4.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Anaheim, CA, January 2007

5.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 2007

6.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Pamplona, Spain, June 2007

7.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Scottsdale, AZ, March 2008

In 2009, the Detailed Gear Design – Beyond Simple Service Factors Seminar was expanded to include a 4th day workshop session which utilizes PowerGear Windows™ Based Software to put the principles of the lecture sessions into hands on practice via real world problems.

V.                             Detailed Gear Design – Beyond Simple Service Factors + Workshop

(32 Hours) 

1.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Vienna, VA, March 2009

2.      NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA July 2009

 

W.                           Gear Inspection – Geometric & Nondestructive - (8 Hours)

1.      Philadelphia Gear Corporation National Meeting, Mokena, IL April 2007

 

X.                             Gear Materials - Selection, Metallurgy, Heat Treatment, and Quality Control (24 Hours)

1.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Concordville, PA, January 2008

2.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Concordville, PA, January 2009

 

Y.                             Gearbox CSI - Forensic Analysis of Gear & Bearing Failures -  Useful Tools For Optimizing Gearbox Design - (24 Hours) 

1.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Orlando, FL, February 2007

2.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Orlando, FL, November 2008

 

Z.                             Gear System Technology Considerations for Wind Energy Applications - (3 Hours)

1.      Philadelphia Gear Corporation National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV April 2008

 

AA.                       Understanding Field Failure Observations- Evaluation, Identification, Mode, Progression Mechanism, Prevention, Correction, Redesign – (4 Hours)

1.      Philadelphia Gear Corporation National Meeting, Detroit, MI July 2008

 

BB.                      Gear Manufacturing & Inspection ― Methods, Practices, Application & Interpretation for the Design Engineer - (24 Hours)

1.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 2008

2.      FL Smidth Company, Bethlehem, PA February 2009

 

CC.                      Gearbox System Design - The Rest of the Story…Everything but the Gears and Bearings! - (24 Hours)

1.      American Gear Manufacturers Association, Ft. Worth, TX, May 2008