Tire Mechanics Short Course

September 12-16, 2022
John S. Knight Center, Akron 

The Tire Mechanics Short Course is a five-day educational and developmental course that provides engineers and scientists with an in-depth, intense study of developments surrounding tire engineering. The course is designed for practicing engineers, chemists and scientists concerned with tires and vehicles, and those who have an engineering or science background at the bachelor of science level.

The basic and practical aspects of the mechanics of pneumatic tires will be introduced by internationally renowned experts in tire mechanics. Extensive and detailed course notes prepared by each instructor will be provided for all participants along with a 700-page e-book The Pneumatic Tire edited by Dr. Allen Neville Gent and Dr. Joseph Walter.

Those who complete this course will receive a certificate from The University of Akron. Review the program, which also includes speaker bios.

The course will be held concurrently with International Tire Exhibition  and Conference (ITEC), also at the John S. Knight Center. The Tire Mechanics Short Course requires a separate registration. Learn more about ITEC. 

Course Information

Dr. Benjamin T. F. Chung
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-3903 USA
(330) 972-7739

Registration Information

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