Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

This seminar is not on our current schedule. If you are interested in this topic, please contact us at 920.693.1167 or workforce.solutions@gotoltc.edu.

Enhance design accuracy, maximize production, and save money with comprehensive GD&T training.

Seminar Title Date Time Class # Fee Room
Geometric, Dimensioning & Tolerancing: Interpreting Engineering Prints           
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing: Fundamentals          

*The price for this class includes lunch.
**Room A220 is in the Agriculture and Energy Building. Use West Campus Drive entrance.

Course Descriptions

Interpreting Engineering Prints

Join us as we explore the basic elements and importance of engineering drawings. You will be introduced to concepts needed to master and successfully interpret engineering drawings in machining, casting, and welding environments. This course is appropriate for anyone responsible for interpreting engineering drawings.

Concepts will include:

  • Fundamentals of drafting
  • Deciphering materials, notes, revisions, and title blocks
  • An introduction to industry & system language
  • Practice & exploration of specialized print reading examples

Fundamentals

Join us as we explore the basic elements and importance of engineering drawings. You will be introduced to concepts needed to master and successfully interpret engineering drawings in machining, casting, and welding environments. This course is appropriate for anyone responsible for interpreting engineering drawings.

Concepts will include:

  • Introduce participants to print reading
    • Learn the history of print reading 
    • Introduce how to read a steel rule
  • Learn print reading procedures
    • Alphabet of lines
  • Learn the fundamentals of drafting
    • Detail and assembly drawings
    • Measurement tools
    • Dimensions and tolerance
    • Auxiliary views
    • Sectional views
    • Pictorial views
  • Decipher materials, notes, revisions, and title blocks
    • BOM’s (Bills of Materials)
    • How materials are abbreviated
    • Drawing notes
    • The title block
  • Introduce ASME GD&T language
    • GD&T definition
    • Thread specification and representation
    • Gears, splines, and serrations
  • Practice and explore specialized print reading examples
    • Plastic parts
    • Welding prints
    • Precision parts
    • Control drawings

All sessions are taught by Mike Schwarz.

REGISTER

ONLINE with company bill information or download a registration form.
To register by phone with a credit card, call 1.888.GO TO LTC (1.888.468.6582) Ext. 1366

For questions or detailed information, call Workforce Solutions at 920.693.1675, or e-mail workforce.solutions@gotoltc.edu.