This course is an excellent follow-up to the 98024-A Familiarization of Drivetrain Components seminar (which is designed for those who have limited experience with the total drivetrain).
Mr. Palazzolo maintains the ASE certified Master Technician and Undercar Specialist certifications, has chaired the SAE All-Wheel Drive Standards Committee, and has been an active SAE member since 1990. Mr. Palazzolo was a recipient of the SAE Forest R. McFarland Award for distinction in professional development and education in 2007. In 2010, he achieved the SAE Master Instructor designation and continues to maintain this in his three seminars that he has been teaching globally since 1999. In 2013, his technical and professional accomplishments to the industry were recognized by reaching the membership grade of SAE Fellow.
Mr. Palazzolo is the award winning author of High-Performance Differentials, Axles & Drivelines in 2009. In 2013, he furthered his authoring with his second text on How to Rebuild the Ford 8.8 and 9 inch Axles. He has just finalized three chapters to be featured in the Automotive Engineering Encyclopedia to be released in 2014. He has designed, built, campaigned and supported various race cars and teams for both professional and amateur racing organizations. His scope of work has been inclusive of the entire vehicle but also focused on competitive, high-performance drivetrain systems. He holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cleveland State University and a Masters degree in Automotive Engineering from Lawrence Technological University. He has received numerous patents for his work and creativity in advancing mobility systems.
SAE Members: $648.00 - $729.00
You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.
"The course content exceeded my expectations and left me much more confident in my understanding of driveline systems."
"A good introduction to all-wheel-drive systems with good balance between theory and real-world experience."
"This course saves at least several days to learn driveline technologies compared to self-desk research. In today's world where time is so valuable, the price of class is well worth it."
"A great overview of the AWD market and the systems and devices that are utilized."
b>Also available as an SAe-Learning program delivered online PD130556ON - Fundamentals of Automotive All-Wheel Drive Systems e-Seminar
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