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Precision measurement, its relationship to geometric tolerances, critical dimensions, and calibration. Statistical process control and quality assurance using manual and automated gauges, checking fixtures, non-destructive testing, and coordinate measuring systems. Use of vision, laser, and other non-contact measuring systems.
Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite: IME 2610. Co-requisite: IME 3480
Credits: 3 hours
Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (2 - 3)
Performance Criteria Measured1
|Understand the fundamentals of modem quality concepts. Be able to apply statistical techniques||d*||
D4: Develops appropriate design parameters (use, dimensions, economics, life cycle) considering identified constraints and criteria.
|Understand the fundamentals of inspection methods and systems||k*||
K1: Establishes measurable product quality definitions for improvement.
|Understand the principles and operation of precision measurement tools and equipment used in modern manufacturing.|
|Be able to analyze simple parts for dimensional accuracy and functionality|
|Be able to apply inspection gage and checking systems|
|Understand the purpose of critical dimensions in manufacturing|
Performance Criteria1: IME performance criteria may be found at http://www.wmich.edu/ime/performance-criteria.html
ABET-TAC Outcomes2: Outcomes may be found at http://www.abet.org/
*results tracked in ABET course notebooks
Dotson, Connie: "Fundamentals of Dimensional Metrology", 5th edition, Thompson/Delmar Learning, ISBN 9781418020620
Western Michigan University
E-221 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Revision Date: Summer 2011