|Fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)|
|I.D. #||WB0933||Duration||16 Hours|
| Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) is used as a symbolic way of showing specific tolerances on drawings. GD&T is a valuable tool that effectively communicates the design intent to manufacturing and inspection. It is governed by the technical standard ASME Y14.5-2009. This course introduces participants to the GD&T system, providing a working knowledge of the correct interpretation and application of each symbol, general rules, the datum system, and 'bonus' tolerance and highlighting some of the changes in the updated Y14.5 standard. The material is reinforced with many practice exercises.
| By participating in this web seminar, you will be able to:
|Who Should Attend|
| This course is ideal for anyone who has a need to apply or interpret geometric tolerances on a product print. Product engineers, manufacturing engineers, CAD designers, quality inspectors, and other engineering and manufacturing personnel will all benefit from a better understanding of design requirements; improved communication with customers and suppliers; and improving designs by taking advantage of bonus tolerance and other GD&T benefits. Participants should have an understanding of basic blueprint reading. If you already are applying basic GD&T concepts, you may be interested in the advanced competency courses in the GD&T Web Seminar Series.
This course satisfies a requirement in the Product Engineering Tools and Methods Certificate Program.
| Session 1
| John-Paul Belanger is president of Geometric Learning Systems, a consulting firm specializing in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (G D & T). For over ten years, he has trained people throughout North America and Europe in the proper interpretation and application of G D & T per the Y14.5 standard by using practical examples. Mr. Belanger is certified by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers as a Senior G D & T Professional, and has worked with a wide range of companies in the automotive, aerospace, electronic, and other industries to apply tolerances and perform stack calculations. He holds a B.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan specializing in aircraft design and safety.
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| "This course gave a great overview of GD&T principles, and pointed me in the right direction for further training."
Motorsports Design Engineer
"Very informative and helped achieve a much better understanding of GD&T."
Product Development Engineer