Onsite Training: Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing

Included here are courses on mechanical engineering, manufacturing, and related disciplines. We can shorten or lengthen courses, include or exclude topics, and otherwise tailor them to your organization and industry.

Sampling of Related Knowledge Center Content

Statistical Tolerance Analysis

There are two approaches to tolerance assignment: worst case tolerance analysis and statistical tolerance analysis. In the worst case approach, we analyze tolerances assuming components will be at their worst case conditions. This seemingly innocuous assumption has several deleterious effects.

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GD&T Demystified

To better define a part, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) is often used as a symbolic way of showing specific tolerances on drawings. GD&T is a valuable tool that effectively communicates the design intent to manufacturing and inspection.

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Supplier Competition: A Great Tool for Reducing Cost

Supplier competition is a powerful tool for reducing cost, and if you don’t use it, your costs are too high.  You might think you don’t have any problems, and maybe you don’t, but you’re still missing opportunities for improved profitability. You may be in a situation where you don’t have to compete for your work and cost is not an issue, but that’s highly unusual and it probably won’t last long.

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