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Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 2nd Edition

Alex Krulikowski

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 1991
  • 391 Pages


From pedagogy to organization, this unique text meets the needs of the college student. Intended for students in industrial technology, CAD, pre-engineering, and manufacturing technology, the text breaks GD&T fundamentals into small, logical units for step-by-step understanding. Measurable performance objectives help students and instructors to assess progress. Discussion questions promote interaction and higher-order thinking, and practice problems ensure thorough understanding of the concepts presented. The text defines and fully encompasses the revised ANSI/ASME Y14.5M-1994 Dimensioning and Tolerancing Standard. It is cited by top industry professionals as meeting the highest standards for a book on this topic!

Alex Krulikowski,

Known as the "Doctor of Dimensioning," Alex Krulikowski is a noted educator, author, consultant, and expert on geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). As a design manager with one of the world's largest manufacturing corporations, he gained more than thirty years of industrial experience putting GD&T to practical use on the shop floor. Alex Krulikowski has a degree in industrial vocational education from Eastern Michigan University and has taught GD&T to tens of thousands through his workshops and seminars, and to countless others through his books, self-study courses, videos, and computer-based training programs. He is a member of the following organizations: National and International Committees on Dimensioning and Tolerancing. The Society of Manufacturing Engineers. The Society of Automotive Engineers. The American Society for Quality Control. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The ASME Y14.5 Committee on Dimensioning and Tolerancing ASME Y14.41 Committee on Solid Model Tolerancing (past chairman) ISO/TC 213-US TAG. Mr. Krulikowski's textbook, THE FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING, has sold over one hundred thousand copies since publication. He has written numerous other books, workbooks, and self-study courses, and his products are used by thousands of colleges and organizations. He has also developed a highly respected computer-based training program, The GD&T Trainer Professional Edition, is being used by corporations to train their employees worldwide.
  • practical examples and cases appear as each concept is introduced, allowing users to apply concepts immediately and improve retention
  • icons highlight study tips, author's comments, and bibliographic sources, simplifying the user's search for help and information
  • isometric drawings help in visualization of parts and understanding of lessons
  • expanded appendix puts more information than ever at the user's fingertips
Drawings & Dimensioning. Introduction to Geometric Tolerancing Symbols & Terms. Modifiers, Concepts, & Rules of G.D. & T. Form Controls. Datums (Planar). Datums (Axis and Centerplane). Orientation Controls. Tolerance of Position, Part 1. Tolerance of Position, Part 2. Concentricity & Symmetry Controls. Runout Controls. Profile Controls. Appendix.

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  • ISBN-10: 0827379951
  • ISBN-13: 9780827379954
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $175.75
  • RETAIL $233.95

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Instructor Resource CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781111129835
The instructor's Resource serves as an instructional resource and provides teaching tips or guidelines, answers to end of chapter problems, chapter PowerPoint presentations, and a test bank for content reinforcement.