Precision Dimensional Measurement – Online

  • Delivery Option: Online
  • Subject Category: Technical
  • Cost: $299
  • Number of Days: 30

Course Summary

Advance your career with a low-cost online course in precision dimensional measurement, tools and techniques.

Target Audience

Production workers, machine operators, inspection personnel, or anyone looking to expand their knowledge of precision measurement technique and tools.

Course Objectives

This course takes approximately 8 hours to complete.
  • Linear Measurements Standards
    • Definition of the Meter, Length Standards, Units of Measure
  • Measuring Instruments
    • Micrometers, Calipers, Types and Accuracies, Selection, Sensitivity, and Accuracy of Measuring Instruments, Absolute and Comparison Measure, Causes of Error and Correction: Temperature, Gage Deformation, Elastic Deformation, Error Analysis
  • Gage Blocks
    • History, Requirements, Methods of Measuring, Traceability, Uncertainty, Surface Finish, Thermal Expansion, Selection, Precautions, Calibration, Wringing, Types and Characteristics
  • Making Angular Measurements
    • Clinometers, Sine Bars and tables; Trigonometric functions, Practical applications; Angle gage blocks
  • Optical Instruments
    • Using the eye as an optical instrument, Hints for making precise optical measurements, Use and principles of Optical flats, Grades, Light Interferometry, Light Interference, Reflection, Calculating surface flatness using interference patterns, Reading flatness error, Care of optical measurement devices, Microscopes, Comparator

This class license is sold on a per user basis.
Each registrant will be emailed a unique username and password to access the course material through our secure online training portal. Once you have received this login information, you will have 30 days to complete the course.


Need to purchase multiple seats?
Please call us at 952-746-5725 ext. 206 for multiple-seat discount options.