Chase Park Plaza, 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. Use of a microscope to examine field samples. This course is taught at Ranken Technical College. A shuttle bus is available each day to transport students to and from the hotel. Class will be 8:00 am – 5:00 pm each day. This course counts toward the AGMA Advanced Gear Engineering Certificate. Instructors are Andy Milburn and Robert Budny.