geometric dimensioning and tolerance

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This is a little bit off topic.
Is anyone an expert at geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD+T)? Solid Edge 2d has a nice option to include Feature Control Frames onto drawings. The help section shows an example of a Feature Control Frame along with a brief explaination of it. Could anyone give an expanded explaination in laymans terms of each character shown?

Thanks
Rich
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Re: geometric dimensioning and tolerance

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Rich,
You are asking a question that you could spend an entire semester of college
learning the answer to. Here's some websites that at least have a glossary
of symbols for you to reference. Google it and you'll find many more.
http://www.tec-ease.com/gdt-terms.php
http://www.etinews.com/gdt_glossary.html
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> Is anyone an expert at geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD+T)?
> Solid Edge 2d has a nice option to include Feature Control Frames onto
> drawings. The help section shows an example of a Feature Control Frame
> along with a brief explaination of it. Could anyone give an expanded
> explaination in laymans terms of each character shown?
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> Thanks
> Rich
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Re: geometric dimensioning and tolerance

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If you go to the Mitotoyo website:-

http://www.mitutoyo.co.uk/Mit/DisplayResources.jsp?category=study-aids

and download their free engineers reference book. Very good explanations of geometrical tolerance's .

Re: geometric dimensioning and tolerance

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Thank you for the web links. I know it's a big topic that requires a lot of study. What I meant to ask for was an expanded explaination of just the example given in the Help topic for Geometric Dimensioning. I am seeing that more and more employers are requiring knowledge of GD+T and they are making it part of the job qualifications for more positions. This Solid Edge 2d program is a good learning tool to practice with.

Thanks again
Rich

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The example in help would read like this:
The Position of this feature is to be located within a Diameter of .014 at
Maximum Material Condition with reference to Datum A and Datum B when B is
also at Maximum Material Condition. I attached a PDF showing another
example.
David

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> Thank you for the web links. I know it's a big topic that requires a lot
> of study. What I meant to ask for was an expanded explaination of just
> the example given in the Help topic for Geometric Dimensioning. I am
> seeing that more and more employers are requiring knowledge of GD+T and
> they are making it part of the job qualifications for more positions.
> This Solid Edge 2d program is a good learning tool to practice with.
>
> Thanks again
> Rich
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Re: geometric dimensioning and tolerance

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David
Thank you for the explanation of the GD+T example. That is just what I needed. I also found a link to a site with a very nice reference guide. Here it is.
http://www.draftingzone.com/shoppingzone/dmpgd.pdf

PS I was unable to open the file with the other example.