Fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing / Edition 3

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FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING 3E is a unique book that meets your needs if you are studying industrial technology, CAD, engineering technology, or manufacturing technology. This book clearly organizes geometric dimensioning and tolerancing fundamentals into small, logical units for step-by-step understanding. Measurable performance objectives help you assess your progress. Discussion questions promote interaction and higher-order thinking, and practice problems ensure thorough understanding of the concepts presented. FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING 3E defines and fully encompasses the revised ANSI/ASME Y14.5M-2009 to keep you current on these important industry standards. This book is cited by top industry professionals as meeting the highest "standards" for a GD&T book!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111129828
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/9/2012
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 182,652
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Known as the "Doctor of Dimensioning," Alex Krulikowski is a noted educator, author, consultant, and expert on geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). As a design manager with one of the world's largest manufacturing corporations, he gained more than thirty years of industrial experience putting GD&T to practical use on the shop floor. Alex Krulikowski has a degree in industrial vocational education from Eastern Michigan University and has taught GD&T to tens of thousands through his workshops and seminars, and to countless others through his books, self-study courses, videos, and computer-based training programs. He is a member of the following organizations: National and International Committees on Dimensioning and Tolerancing. The Society of Manufacturing Engineers. The Society of Automotive Engineers. The American Society for Quality Control. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The ASME Y14.5 Committee on Dimensioning and Tolerancing ASME Y14.41 Committee on Solid Model Tolerancing (past chairman) ISO/TC 213-US TAG. Mr. Krulikowski's textbook, THE FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING, has sold over one hundred thousand copies since publication. He has written numerous other books, workbooks, and self-study courses, and his products are used by thousands of colleges and organizations. He has also developed a highly respected computer-based training program, The GD&T Trainer Professional Edition, is being used by corporations to train their employees worldwide.

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Table of Contents

Section I: INTRODUCTION TO DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING. Engineering Drawings. Introduction to Dimensioning and Tolerancing. Coordinate Tolerances and Geometric Tolerances. Dimensioning Symbols. Section II: GEOMETRIC TOLERANCING FUNDAMENTALS. Key Terms used in Geometric Tolerancing. Modifiers and Symbols used in Geometric Tolerancing. The Geometric Tolerancing System Rules. The Geometric Tolerancing System Concepts. Section III: FORM TOLERANCES. Flatness. Straightness. Circularity. Cylindricity. Section IV: THE DATUM SYSTEM. Datum System Concepts. Datum Targets. Size Datum Features (RMB). Size Datum Features (MMB). Section V: ORIENTATION TOLERANCES. Perpendicularity. Angularity. Parallelism. Section VI: LOCATION TOLERANCES. Position Introduction. Position Applications. Position Calculations Fixed and Floating Fastener Formulas. Position Applications Advanced. Section VII: RUNOUT AND CONCENTRICITY, AND SYMMETRY TOLERANCES. Circular Runout. Total Runout. Concentricity. Symmetry. Section VIII: PROFILE TOLERANCES. Profile Introduction. Profile of a Surface. Profile of a Line. Section IX: APPENDICES (TBD).

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