MF8503 - ENGINEERING METROLOGY (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

MF8503 - ENGINEERING METROLOGY (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

MF8503

ENGINEERING METROLOGY

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVE:
• To teach the students basic concepts in various methods of engineering measurement techniques and applications, understand the importance of measurement and inspection in manufacturing industries. Expose the students to various modern metrological instruments and the procedure used to operate these instruments.

UNIT I

BASIC CONCEPTS OF MEASUREMENTS

9

Need for measurement – Dimensional and Form tolerances – Precision and Accuracy – Errors in Measurements – Causes – Types – Handling of measuring instruments – Maintenance of Instruments – Standards and Practice – Metrology lab – Environment and conditions.

UNIT II

LINEAR AND ANGULAR MEASUREMENTS

9

Measurement of Engineering Components – Comparators, Slip gauges, Rollers, Limit gauges – Design and Applications – Angle dekkor – Alignment telescope – Sine bar – Bevel protractors – Types – Principle – Applications.


UNIT III

FORM MEASUREMENTS

9

Measurement of Screw thread and gears – Radius measurement – Surface finish measurement – Auto collimator – Straightness, Flatness and roundness measurements – Principles – Application.

UNIT IV

OPTICAL MEASUREMENTS

9

Optical microscope, interference microscope, Tool makers microscope, Vision systems, Precision instrument based on Laser – Use of Lasers – Principle – Laser Interferometer – Application in Linear and Angular measurements – Testing of machine tools using Laser Interferometer.

UNIT V

ADVANCES IN METROLOGY

9

Co-ordinate measuring machine – Constructional features – Types – Applications of CMM – CNC CMM applications – Computer Aided Inspection – Machine Vision – Applications in Metrology. Nanometrology – Introduction – Principles – Nanometer metrology systems – Methods of measuring length and surfaces to nano scale result with interferometers and other devices

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOME:
• Upon completion of this course, the students can able to demonstrate different measurement technologies and use of them in Industrial Components

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Gaylor, Shotbolt and Sharp, "Metrology for Engineers”, 5th Edition, O.R.Cassel, London, 1993.
2. Jain. R.K., "Engineering Metrology”, 19th Edition, Khanna Publishers, 2005

REFERENCES:
1. Thomas, “Engineering Metrology”, Butthinson & Co., 1984.
2. Graham T. Smith, “Industrial Metrology”, Springer-Verlag London Ltd, 2002
3. White house, D. J, “Handbook of Surface & Nanometrology”, The Institute of Physics, London, 1994.
4. Mahajan.M., “A text-Book of Metrology”, Dhanpat Rai & Co. (P) Ltd., 2006

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