May 21, 2019
MFG 105 - Machine Shop Measuring Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
A study of measurements as used in industry. Units of instruction include tools, gauges, comparators, gauge blocks and inspection practices.
- Demonstrate an understanding of relative math.
- List value for each decimal place, inch and metric.
- State how each decimal place is pronounced.
- Covert between inch and metric dimensions.
- Use formulas to solve related metrology tasks.
- Define terms associated with metrology.
- Demonstrate the ability to interpret and use the following measuring tools.
- Fractional rules
- Decimal rules
- Metric rules
- Interpret vernier scales.
- Demonstrate appropriate techniques for the following comparison measuring tools: telescoping gages, small hole gages, spring calipers, adjustable parallels, radius gages, thickness gages, combination square, precision square, cylindrical square, indicator
- Demonstrate the ability to use caliper type measuring tools to measure within accepted industry standards.
- Select reference material
- Use thread micrometer
- Use thread wires
- Demonstrate the ability to use micrometer type measuring tools to measure within accepted industry standards.
- Calculate the elevation required for a given angle
- List sine bar angle for a given workpiece
- Demonstrate the ability to measure feature orientation.
- Calculate the sine bar elevation required for a given angle.
- Calculate the angle for a given sine bar elevation.
- Demonstrate the ability to measure perpendicularity using several different methods.
- Use a vernier protractor
- Demonstrate appropriate techniques to interpret and use common comparison type measuring tools.
- Demonstrate the appropriate techniques to measure with visual measure tools such as toolmaker’s microscope and an optical comparator.
- Demonstrate the appropriate techniques to measure with gage blocks and gage pins.
- Describe the maintenance required to maintain gage blocks.
- demonstrate wringing gage blocks tothether.
- Select combination of gage blocks required for a given height.
- Measure external screw threads.
- Select appropriate reference material.
- Use thread micrometer to measure within accepted industry standards.
- Use thread wires to measure within industry standards.
- Identify and explain CMM operation and describe some advantages and disadvantages over more conventional measuring methods.
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