Berlin, Germany

Dimensioning for Interchangeable Manufacturing

when 6 July 2020 - 17 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 950

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, this program has been cancelled for 2020. Please check our website for the new TU Berlin Summer University Online program.

This course will cover the fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and will delve into some of the practical implications and effects that drawing notations will have on actual production parts.

Course leader

Dr. Sean Niemi, his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

Target group

The target group includes current university students who have completed at least one year of their studies (Bachelor's, Master's or PhD level). Working professionals with equivalent work experience are also welcome to apply.

Engineering students who have taken classes in:
- Calculus 1
- Physics 1
- Any engineering drawing/CAD course or instructor approval

Course aim


Methods for determining tolerances and manufacturing precision
Pros and cons of using GD&T to specify dimensions and tolerances of parts and/or assemblies
General understanding of how to dimension a part and assembly drawing with GD&T
Knowledge of how GD&T usage will affect part production and assembly

Credits info

3 EC
3 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) for the academic course.

Fee info

EUR 950: The fee covers public transportation for the duration of the course, excursions, course materials, and a cultural program.