April 12, 2005
Effective Training Inc. (ETI) has added a Web-based course to its list of GD&T products and services. The Fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing online course is based on Y14.5M-1994 and includes 28 student-focused lessons covering the basic rules, definitions, and concepts of GD&T. It will be available in the second quarter 2005.
The interactive course takes approximately 28 hours to complete. It features audio narration, instant lesson feedback, and quizzes. Lessons contain geometric control application and inspection examples and 3-D solid part images. Other highlights include simple navigation; detailed, full-color graphics; technical animations; a glossary of GD&T terms; and tolerancing insights from GD&T expert and ETI President Alex Krulikowski.
The company also offers a Web-based course on the GM Global Dimensioning and Tolerancing Addendum used in the auto industry. It provides an in-depth look at the major areas of impact the addendum has on drawings that use ASME Y14.5 and explains the differences among the GM, Ford, and Chrysler GD&T addendums.