Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

The objective of the course is to provide the trainee with a basic understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing including interpretation and application. 

A prior understanding of basic engineering drawings would be advantageous.

A related course is Geometric Tolerancing with CMM’s.

This course is comprised of the following elements…

  • Introduction to Basic Geometric Tolerance Symbols
  • Interpretation of Toleranced and Datum Features
  • Applications of symbols and concepts covered include:

Parallelism, Cylindricity, Perpendicularity, Symmetry, Angularity,

Position, Runout, Total Run Out, Straightness, Flatness, Roundness,

Profile of a Line and/or Surface

  • Practical exercises involving drawing interpretation and the application of
  • Geometric Tolerancing symbols.
  • Interpretation and calculation of Maximum Material Condition
  • Explanation of projected tolerance zone.

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*Course length subject to variation depending on which route is taken