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MET 112 - Metrology


The study of the science of measurement systems and measurement.  Accuracy, precision and reliability compared. Standards, including surface finish.  Students learn to use the steel rule, calipers, micrometers, fixed gauges, feeler gauges, radius gauges, gauge blocks and surface plates, height and planer gauges, V-blocks, toolmaker’s flat, mechanical indicating equipment, visual gauges, air gauges, toolmaker’s microscope, optical flats and angle measuring equipment.  Calibration of instruments and appropriate record keeping.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  MAT 096 Elementary Algebra and Trigonometry

Credits: 3
Hours
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Understand the principles of dimensional measurement.
  2. Know the methods and skills necessary to perform practical measurements in industry.