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Y14.5-2018 Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Overview

Comprehensive examination of the ASME Y14.5 - 2018 Dimensioning and Tolerancing Standard

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This self-study course is designed to be taken at your convenience and on your own schedule. You have 90 days to finish the course from the time of purchase.


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Companies involved with making salable products rely on their products being acceptable to their customers, and this acceptance starts with a well-defined product.  Drawings are used to define the product. Drawings have dimensions that define boundary conditions for individual features. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) provides a common language for all areas involved in product realization. Proper dimensioning allows dimensional analysis before part production and verification of finished parts.

This course allows a comprehensive examination of the contents of the ASME Y14.5 - 2018 Dimensioning and Tolerancing Standard. The information in this Standard shows standardized methods for applying dimensions and tolerances through a language of letters, numbers, and special symbols. The Standard is adopted by the U.S. Department of Defense, all branches of the U.S. military, and thousands of companies in many countries. The course covers the twelve sections and five appendices of the ASME Y14.5 Standard.

You will learn to:

  • Recognize the role that drawings play in product realization
  • Identify product realization areas that require knowledge of the ASME Y14.5 Standard
  • Describe the major topics covered in the twelve sections of the ASME Y14.5 Standard
  • Discuss topics covered in the five appendices

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for personnel involved in engineering, design, drafting, quality assurance, procurement, tooling, production, purchasing, inspection, and anyone who wants to learn more about geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) and the Y14.5 Standard.

This course is included in the following Learning Path:
ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Fundamentals Learning Path
Y14.5-2018 Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Overview, ASME GD&T Fundamentals / ASME Y14.5 - 2018 Course (On Demand), Drawing Interpretation (GD&T)
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Module 1 - Introduction

  • Section 1 Scope
  • Section 2 References
  • Section 3 Definitions
  • Section 4 Fundamental Rules and Dimensioning Practices
  • Section 5 Tolerancing & Related Principles
  • Section 6 Symbology

Module 2 - Datum Reference Frames and Tolerances of Form and Orientation

  • Section 7 Datum Reference Frames
  • Section 8 Tolerances of Form
  • Section 9 Tolerances of Orientation

Module 3 -  Tolerances of Location

  • Section 10 Tolerances of Position

Module 4 - Tolerances of Profile, Runout and Appendices

  • Section 11 Tolerances of Profile
  • Section 12 Tolerances of Runout
  • Appendices
Course Developer

Patrick J. McCuistion, Ph.D., GDTPS

Patrick J. McCuistion, Ph.D., GDTPS, was an Associate Professor in the Engineering Technology and Management Department at Ohio University for 25 years. He is active in many committees, including ASME Y14.5 Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

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