EQ Metrology

This course contains in Lab course work and will take place on campus

This course will instruct students in the correct use and care of various types of measuring tools. The students will practice hands-on using many different types of measuring tools. The students will measure a broad range of real-life parts, and prepare inspection documentation in the process. The course will expose the students to different types of inspection documents, and the students will use bar codes and scanners to prepare support documents. Students will work in both the Imperial and Metric measuring systems.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Windows or equivalent

Duration: 60 hours
EQ Metrology

Duration: 60 hours

WEEK 1: Introduction to Vernier based instruments

WEEK 2: Introduction to micrometer based instruments

WEEK 3: Advanced micrometer measurement: high precision measurements

WEEK 4: Theory and use of Gage Blocks

WEEK 5: High precision measurement: measuring the effects of temperature and cosine error.

WEEK 6: Angular measurement: measuring angles using different types of equipment.

WEEK 7: Complex inspection: measuring a complex part using different techniques.

WEEK 8: Dial bore gages: calibration, use, and reading of dial bore gages.

WEEK 9: Surface finish evaluation using electronic and tactile procedures

WEEK 10: Measurement and evaluation of tapers and roundness.

Required Materials: 2GB (or higher) Flash (USB) Drive


Materials: USB 8GB

NOTE: Our non-credit courses are not graded. A Certificate of participation will be awarded to students who attend and participate in a minimum of 80% of the classes.

Course Price: $120.00

Winter 2021

Day Sessions

Mar 27 - Jun 05Sat, Sat

Saturday, Mar 27 - Saturday, Jun 05

DayTimeRoom Number
Saturday09:30 - 12:30VIR-Non-CR
Saturday13:30 - 16:30VIR-Non-CR

Additional Information

Teacher: Bryn Hughes
Course Number: 9922090
Registration Start Date: Thursday, Nov 12, 2020
Group Schedule Info: No Class April 3, 2020
Maximum Class Size: 12
Total Hours: 60
Status: Cancelled
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Last Modified: April 9, 2021