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2009 Ultimate GD&T Pocket Guide 2nd Ed PD024070

The Ultimate GD&T Pocket Guide based on ASME Y14.5-2009 is the perfect on-the-job reference for your geometric dimensioning and tolerancing needs. The pocket guide’s 120 information-packed pages contain over 100 detailed drawings that illustrate concepts and more than 40 reference charts. You’ll find explanations of each GD&T symbol and modifier, examples of datum application, sections on surface texture and composite tolerancing, a conversion chart for coordinate measurement to diameter tolerance zone, full definitions of major concepts, clarification of important rules and topics, and definitions of fixed and floating fastener formulas. Application examples will help you envision concepts and a geometric tolerancing summary chart provides at-a-glance tolerancing information. The guide also includes English and metric rulers, orthographic view projection systems, references to the 2009 standard that allow you to find more about a topic, plus caution statements that warn you of common pitfalls in the use of tolerancing concepts.

The 2009 pocket guide is packed with information and easy to use. The spiral binding allows it to lay flat, and index tabs on page edges provide quick access to topics. It features a topical index for finding content quickly, a glossary of terms for a quick definition of a topic, fold out front and back covers packed with reference information, and a handy inch/millimeter conversion chart. It also includes references to clauses within the standard and cross-references to other pages within the pocket guide that contain application examples or other related information. An ASME/ISO comparison chart is provided for quick access to the differences between the standards. The Ultimate GD&T Pocket Guide is an economical reference tool you can’t afford to be without and a must for anyone who uses engineering drawings.

The Ultimate GD&T Pocket Guide, explains the most common rules, symbols, and concepts used in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. Written by standards expert Alex Krulikowski, this valuable on-the-job reference clarifies how to interpret standard-compliant technical drawings that use the ASME Y14.5-2009 Standard.

The pocket guide’s 120 information-packed pages contain:

  • Over 100 detailed drawings to illustrate concepts
  • More than 40 charts for quick reference
  • Explanations of each GD&T symbol and modifier
  • Examples of datum application
  • Sections on surface texture and composite tolerancing
  • A conversion chart for coordinate measurement to diameter tolerance zone
  • Clarification of important rules and topics
  • Definitions of fixed and floating fastener formulas
  • Handy inch/millimeter conversion chart


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