MACH2615 Inspection Equipment and Techniques

This course will introduce the student to the maintenance and operation of advanced measurement equipment such as the CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) optical comparator, and vision systems. Programming and reporting software for this equipment will also be studied.




MACH2610 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:
Identify parts and controls of measuring equipment
Demonstrate proper maintenance of measuring equipment
Utilize optical comparator to manually inspect parts
Utilize CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) to manually inspect parts
Utilize vision system to inspect parts
Program optical comparator to inspect parts
Program CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) to inspect parts
Program vision system to inspect parts
Generate inspection reports according to industry standards

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