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EGR 210 - Metrology

Credits: 3
2 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours

Co-requisites: EGR 106  or Permission of the instructor

(Formerly MET-200) This course is a study of the fundamentals of measuring devices, their proper usage, accuracy and calibration. Proper techniques are investigated to provide the functional aspects of the investigation of geometric tolerances.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the fundamentals of precision measuring devices.
  2. Employ the proper methods of investigation of geometric tolerances.
  3. Describe the limits of accuracy of each measuring device.
  4. Examine engineering drawings and apply proper inspection techniques for specifed dimensions and tolerances.
  5. Compare analog to digital measuring equipment.
  6. Explain the role of calibration in metrology.
Listed Topics
  1. Basic linear instruments
  2. Fixed gages
  3. Surface plate equipment and methods
  4. Dial indicators
  5. Optical comparators
  6. Coordinate measuring machines
  7. Digital measuring equipment
  8. Inspecting size tolerances
  9. Flatness measurement
  10. Straightness measurement
  11. Roundness measurement
  12. Cylindricity measurement
  13. Perpendicularity measurement
  14. Angularity measurement
  15. Measurement of position tolerances
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Flores, Roy Date Approved: 08/21/2001

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