This course explores the fundamental concepts of modern dimensional metrology and related inspection techniques. Topics include the language and system of measurement; tolerances; metrology; statistics of metrology; measurement with graduated scales and scaled instruments; Vernier instruments; micrometer instruments; the development and use of gage blocks; measurement by comparison and high-amplitude comparators; pneumatic measurement; and calibration.
School of Engineering and Computing
Mechanical Engineering Technology (MEC)
2 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week