ENGC1041 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

This course is designed to give the student a fundamental understanding of the terms, symbols and principles relating to controlling geometric variations of manufactured parts. Controls include tolerances of forms, orientation and position.




MACH1056 or ENGC1011 or instructor approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Determine engineering drawing components
Contrast geometric dimensioning and coordinate tolerancing
Explain modifiers and symbols of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
Apply rules and terms of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
Interpret form controls
Use datum system
Interpret orientation controls
Interpret tolerance of position controls
Interpret concentricity controls
Interpret symmetry controls
Interpret runout controls
Interpret profile controls

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Credit Details