Higher Education

Fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, 3rd Edition

  • Alex Krulikowski
  • ISBN-10: 1111129827  |  ISBN-13: 9781111129828
  • 480 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1998, 1991
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $156.00
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About

Overview

FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING 3E is a unique book that meets the needs of your students in industrial technology, CAD, engineering technology, and manufacturing technology. This book clearly organizes geometric dimensioning and tolerancing fundamentals into small, logical units for step-by-step understanding. Measurable performance objectives help you and your students assess their progress. Discussion questions promote interaction and higher-order thinking, and practice problems ensure thorough understanding of the concepts presented. FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING 3E defines and fully encompasses the revised ANSI/ASME Y14.5M-2009 to keep your students current on these important industry standards. This book is cited by top industry professionals as meeting the highest "standards" for a GD&T book!

Features and Benefits

  • Includes practical examples and cases that appear as each concept is introduced, allowing your students to apply concepts immediately and improve their retention.
  • Includes icons that highlight study tips, author's comments, and bibliographic sources, simplifying your students' search for help and information.
  • Contains isometric drawings that help your students visualize parts and understand lessons.
  • Contains an expanded appendix that puts more information than ever at your students' fingertips.

Table of Contents

Section I: INTRODUCTION TO DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING.
Engineering Drawings.
Introduction to Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
Coordinate Tolerances and Geometric Tolerances.
Dimensioning Symbols.
Section II: GEOMETRIC TOLERANCING FUNDAMENTALS.
Key Terms used in Geometric Tolerancing.
Modifiers and Symbols used in Geometric Tolerancing.
The Geometric Tolerancing System Rules.
The Geometric Tolerancing System Concepts.
Section III: FORM TOLERANCES.
Flatness.
Straightness.
Circularity.
Cylindricity.
Section IV: THE DATUM SYSTEM.
Datum System Concepts.
Datum Targets.
Size Datum Features (RMB).
Size Datum Features (MMB).
Section V: ORIENTATION TOLERANCES.
Perpendicularity.
Angularity.
Parallelism.
Section VI: LOCATION TOLERANCES.
Position Introduction.
Position Applications.
Position Calculations Fixed and Floating Fastener Formulas.
Position Applications Advanced.
Section VII: RUNOUT AND CONCENTRICITY, AND SYMMETRY TOLERANCES.
Circular Runout.
Total Runout.
Concentricity.
Symmetry.
Section VIII: PROFILE TOLERANCES.
Profile Introduction.
Profile of a Surface.
Profile of a Line.
Section IX: APPENDICES (TBD).

What's New

  • Contains expanded coverage of dimensioning and tolerancing topics and thorough updating of GD&T based on ASME Y14.5-2009 that keeps you and your students current on changes in standards related to tolerancing of engineering drawings.
  • Reorganized into sections and chapters, with each chapter covering a single goal.
  • Includes examples of industrial drawings to demonstrate the use of GD& T and includes changes in rules, symbols, definitions, and datums.
  • Includes new forms and task examples, as well as web resources and revised tables/charts that enhance enjoyment and overall appeal of the book.
  • Contains new analysis problems, thought questions and key points to take away from each chapter that enhance your students' learning and retention of new text material.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111129835 | ISBN-13: 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.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

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.