Held in conjunction with the 43rd Tire Society Annual Conference
September 9-13, 2024 – University of Akron Student Union, Akron, Ohio, USA

This five-day educational and developmental course will provide engineers and scientists with an in-depth, intense study of the latest developments surrounding tire engineering. The course is designed for practicing engineers, chemists, and scientists who are concerned with tires and vehicles and 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 Professors A. Gent and J. Walter.

Those who complete this course will receive a Tire Mechanics Short Course Certificate from The University of Akron.

Tire Society will offer course attendees a one-year membership, including online journal access and a $100 discount towards a Play-on-Demand replay of the Tire Society Conference, held concurrently with the Course”. Current Tire Society members enrolling the course will receive a $150 tuition discount to the Course.

Course registration fee (USD):

  • $1995/student for course
  • $595 for one day
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Course Information:
Dr. Xiaosheng Gao
Department of Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering and Polymer Science
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-3903 USA
Phone: 1+ 330 972 2415

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Senior Manager, Meeting Management Services
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Phone: 1+ 785 289 2056