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Course details

Discusses methods and equipment used to measure linear and angular features, surface roughness and geometric conditions such as flatness, parallelism and concentricity. Measuring instruments such as Vernier calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, gauge blocks, sine bars, optical and electronic comparators are used. Components are inspected using Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM). The use of air gauges, “Go” and “No-Go” gauges in a production environment are studied.




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe principles of different measuring techniques.
  • Select appropriate measuring device for a given application.
  • Operate various measuring instruments.
  • Determine the precision and accuracy of a measuring process.
  • Identify the variables affecting measuring processes.
  • Recognize and reduce the sources of measurement error.
  • Apply CSA standards for geometric dimensioning & tolerancing (GD&T) to component drawings.

Effective as of Winter 2019

Related Programs

Metrology (MANU 3410) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Manufacturing Option)
    Diploma Full-time


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