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ISE 1300 Fundamentals of Dimensional Metrology

Student will learn and be able to apply the various measurement techniques involving basic measuring instruments and tools such as calipers, micrometers, height and depth gauges, dial and test indicators, and gauge blocks; correct use and care of basic inspection instruments. Drawing or blueprint reading including an introduction to GD&T inspection techniques will be presented. Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) and other precision measuring equipment will be introduced. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Industrial & Systems Engineering Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Define, explain and demonstrate knowledge of metrological terms including accuracy, precision, reliability and the 10 to 1 rule.
  • Demonstrate the basics of drawing and/or blueprint reading as it applies to metrology.
  • Demonstrate use of basic measuring tools such as rules, calipers, micrometers, height and depth gauges, gauge blocks, angular measurement (including Sine Bars) gauges, and precision measurement equipment.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2