Measurements: Basic Concepts

The Measurements: Basic Concepts course is an informative, entry-level introduction to general concepts that are helpful for the measurement process. This course focuses on fundamental knowledge including reading decimal places like a machinist and understanding tolerance and fit. Learners in the quality and manufacturing fields will find value in this course.


Learning Objectives

  • Understand how to pronounce decimal places like a machinist.
  • Recognize the different types of tolerances.
  • Distinguish between the two types of fit that are important for measurements.
Course Length: 1 HRS

Table of Contents

Measurement: Basic Concepts Introduction

Shop Talk: Reading the Decimal Place

  • Metric
    • Metric Grouping Video
    • Metric Grouping Step-By-Step
  • Imperial (U.S. Standard)
    • Imperial Grouping Video
    • Imperial Grouping Step-By-Step

Understanding Tolerance and Fit

  • Tolerance
    • Bilateral Tolerance
    • Unilateral Tolerance
    • Slip Fit
    • Interference Fit
  • Fit
    • Bilateral Tolerance
    • Unilateral Tolerance
    • Slip Fit
    • Interference Fit

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