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Tolerance Stack-Up Analysis


Apply tolerance stack-up analysis techniques to a variety of assemblies. Explore loop analysis, number charting, virtual condition, resultant condition, inner and outer boundaries, minimum airspace, maximum wall thickness, maximum interference, minimum and maximum overall thickness, and fixed and floating fastener assembly conditions.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Calculate minimum and maximum wall thicknesses, airspaces and interferences for assemblies
  • Examine gaps for assemblies that use a variety of datum structures
  • Learn a system of logic and mathematics to analyze tolerances

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This program has a special 2-1/2-day format, with adjournment on Day 3 at noon without lunch. Group luncheons are provided on Days 1 and 2.
Wed.-Fri., Nov. 11-13
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: James D. Meadows, Adjunct Instructor
$995: Register by Fri., Sept. 11
$1095: Register on or after Sat., Sept. 12
Course ends at noon on Day 3 Discount Available
CEUs: 1.7/PDHs: 17
Enrollment Limit: 40
Program No. 4830-8247
Registration Deadline: Wed., Nov. 11
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Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
Dimensioning and Tolerancing Principles for Gages and Fixtures
For more information, contact:
Murali Vedula,, 414-227-3121
Marcia Gabriel,, 414-227-3378


James D. Meadows
James D. Meadows has an unparalleled knowledge of how the tolerancing, manufacturing, design and inspection disciplines can come together to make for the highest quality, lowest cost products.

Dimensioning and Tolerancing Certificate
Congratulations to the recipients of UWM's Dimensioning and Tolerancing Certificate in November 2008:

Mike Alwicker, Shure Inc.

Gregory Barmore, Iris International

Dennis McCoy, Moog Components Group