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GD&T Trainer Professional Edition
Based on ASME Y14.5M-1994

 

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The GD&T Trainer Professional Edition is a comprehensive computer-based training program that teaches the fundamentals of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. It includes 28 lessons covering the basic rules, definitions, and concepts of GD&T. This new version of our classic training software adds features that make training more interactive, more professional, and more like an actual classroom setting.

Take a look at the exciting features. Click on the links in the chart to see examples of each highlight.

GD&T Trainer Professional Edition Features and Benefits

Learning Tools
Included
—Interactive lesson content
—Easy-to-read lesson/quiz screens
—Multiple question formats
—Detailed drawings & graphics illustrate concepts
—Instant lesson feedback explains why answer is wrong
   
Special Learning Aids 
Included
—GD&T glossary of over 150 terms & concepts
—100+ Author's Comments by Alex Krulikowski
—Content referenced with Ultimate Pocket Guide
—Geometric control application examples
   
Special Learning Technology 
Included
—Animations demonstrating concepts
—3D solid parts for better visualization
—Geometric control inspection animations
—Audio narration of lesson/quiz content
   
Student Course Help 
Included
—Tutorial of course features
—Track incorrect test answers by lesson objectives
   
Course Administration Features
Included
—Student/course records stored in MS Access database
—Holds up to 2,000 students
—Additional fields can be added to log-in screen
—Set automatic time-out feature for lessons
—Simultaneous record access for multiple admins
—Additional student/company info storage
—Limit student access when more than one course
—Report generator tracks students and courses
—Set minimum passing scores for lesson quizzes/final
—Password protect student records
   
Number of users
Included
—Professional Edition - LAN Version
Multiple concurrent users
—Professional Edition - Multi-User Version
Mutiple users 
(not concurrently)
—Professional Edition - Single-User Version
One user
Service contract available
Course choices - class and seminar
Certificate with minimum passing score
GD&T certification test and certificate

The GD&T Trainer Professional Edition can be used as: 

• A complete course in GD&T, including quizzes, final exam, and certificate of completion 
• An informal seminar in GD&T 
• A supplement to live training 
• An internal GD&T certification 
• An on-the-job reference 
This course is recommended for all individuals who create or interpret engineering drawings. The fundamentals course is the perfect basic training in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. Students should have completed ETI's Blueprint Reading course or use drawings regularly on the job.   

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Program Topics
The course contains 28 lessons that explain the terms, symbols, modifiers, rules, and basic concepts of geometric tolerancing as prescribed in ASME Y14.5M-1994. Program topics include:
 
• Dimensions and Drawings
• Key Terms
• Modifiers and Symbols
• GD&T Rules
• GD&T Concepts
• Flatness
• Straightness
• Circularity
• Cylindricity
• Planar Datums
• Datum Targets
• Size Datums (RFS)
• Size Datums (MMC)
• Orientation Controls
• Perpendicularity
• Angularity
• Parallelism
• Position - Introduction
• Position - RFS/MMC/LMC
• Position - Special Applications
• Fastener Formulas
• Concentricity
• Symmetry
• Circular Runout
• Total Runout
• Introduction to Profile
• Profile of a Surface
• Profile of a Line

For a more detailed view of the lesson objectives and goals, click here.

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Screenshots and Animations
The GD&T Trainer Professional Edition features detailed, colorful lesson screens, with full color animations that demonstrate concepts and help students visualize important topics. To see sample screenshots and animations from the GD&T Trainer Professional Edition, click here






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Course Administration Tools
The GD&T Trainer Professional also contains newly updated course administration tools helps track student progress. The Course Administrator allows changes to course options and assignment of student passwords. When a student works a lesson, a record of his/her performance is saved in a log file that lets administrators monitor student progress. The Course Reporter allows you to print and export various reports on student progress.

  • Student/course records stored in MS Access database
  • Holds up to 2,000 students
  • Additional fields can be added to log-in screen
  • Set automatic time-out feature for lessons
  • Simultaneous record access for multiple admins
  • Additional student/company info storage
  • Limit student access when more than 1 course
  • Report generator tracks students and courses
  • Set min. passing scores for lesson quizzes/final
  • Password protect student records
  • Over 90 different report types 

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Course Tutorial 
The GD&T Trainer Professional Edition contains a complete, narrated course tutorial. To view a the tutorial (demo is non-interactive), click here.

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Certificate of Achievement  
Students who complete the Fundamentals of GD&T class course with the minimum set passing score will receive a Certificate of Achievement. A Certificate of Completion is awarded to students who finish the seminar course.

Click on the certificate for a larger view.

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The GD&T Trainer Professional Edition lets you choose from the following courses: 

The Fundamentals of GD&T Class Course – is a complete course in the fundamentals of GD&T based on ASME Y14.5M-1994. The course includes 28 lessons, numerous exercises, 28 quizzes and a final exam. Each quiz must be successfully completed in order to progress to the next lesson. The minimum passing score for the quizzes and final exam can be set through the Course Administrator. A certificate of achievement may be printed upon completion. 

The Fundamentals of GD&T Seminar Course – has the same lesson content as the class course without the quizzes or final exam. Lessons can be viewed in any order. When the course is finished, a certificate of completion may be printed. 

The Fundamentals of GD&T Overview Course (included with LAN version only) – has the same lesson content as the class course without the quizzes or final exam. Lessons can be viewed in any order. When the course is finished, a certificate of completion may be printed. 

The GD&T Trainer Professional Edition can also be used to certify your employees. . .

The GD&T Certification Test – is a 150-question test that covers the fundamentals of GD&T and verifies the student’s mastery of the topic. A certificate may be printed upon receiving a score of 90% or higher. 

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Money-Saving Benefits of CBT
No matter which course type you choose, computer-based training is the most cost-effective way to train one student or a 1000 employees. To see a chart illustrating the cost-benefits of CBT, click here.

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The GD&T Trainer is available in the following platforms: 

The GD&T Trainer Professional Edition – Single-User
Designed for use by one person on a stand-alone PC, the single-user is ideal for anyone who wants convenient, affordable GD&T training at home. The software can be used to learn the fundamentals or improve upon GD&T skills. It can also be used for certification and as a resource when training is done. (This version allows registration and training by one individual on a single PC.
It is not sold to companies, and it cannot be loaded onto a LAN system.)
Part 5073- GD&T Trainer - Single User - ASME Y14.5M-1994 - ordering info  

The GD&T Trainer Professional Edition – Multi-User
Designed for one or more users on a stand-alone PC, the multi-user is ideal for companies who want affordable, consistent, onsite GD&T training. Register and set up a training schedule for multiple users on one non-networked computer, allowing them to train at different times of day. An administrator can track individual results. The software can be used to learn GD&T, brush up on skills, for GD&T certification, and as a resource when training is done. (This version allows registration and training by multiple users on a single PC. It cannot be loaded onto a LAN system.)
Part 5074 - GD&T Trainer - Multi User - ASME Y14.5M-1994 -
ordering info 


The GD&T Trainer Professional Edition – LAN (Local Area Network)
For companies who want to maximize employee time, the LAN version is the most productive. It allows multiple professionals to train concurrently, right from their desktops. The administrator can register students and track individual results, but there is no need to create training schedules, since this version allows employees to train simultaneously at their own workstations.

New! LAN version 3.4 now includes:

The GD&T Overview (ASME Y14.5M-1994) a 10-lesson course that provides a general overview of the symbols, modifiers, rules, and concepts used in geometric tolerancing. The course includes quizzes, and the approximate completion time is 5 hours.

Digital Design Dictionary — an online research tool that defines over 200 technical terms used on engineering drawings. It includes drawing conventions; geometric tolerancing; solid model tolerancing; gages and fixtures; castings and forgings; and more. It can be accessed within the lessons as well as through the main menu screen of the GD&T Trainer (replaces the GD&T Glossary).

This version allows registration and training by multiple users on a LAN system. The number of users is dependent upon amount of seats purchased.
Part 5075 - GD&T Trainer - LAN Version - ASME Y14.5M-1994 – call for pricing

The GD&T Trainer is also available in a personal version for home use. Learn more.

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System and Software Requirements

The recommended system requirements for use are: 

  • Microsoft Windows 2000/XP 
  • Pentium-based computer 400 MHz or higher 
  • CD-ROM drive (for installation)
  • 128MB RAM (minimum) 
  • 450MB of hard drive space (minimum) 
  • Video card (24-bit, 800x600) 
  • Video settings must be set to small fonts 
  • Sound Blaster or compatible sound card 
  • Microsoft® mouse or compatible pointing device 
  • Macromedia Flash Player 7.0.14.0 or higher (included) 

Note: This software does not work on computers running Windows 3.x.

 

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