Certified Mechanical Inspector Refresher Course

COURSE OUTLINE

COURSE LENGTH

Refresher For ASQ Exam: 32 Hours

TEXTBOOK

The Quality Technicians’ Handbook 5th Ed. by Gary K. Griffith (Prentice Hall)

OUTLINE
  • INTRODUCTION TO INSPECTION
    A. The need and function
    B. Specifications & Standards
    C. Types of Inspection
    D. Prevention Vs Detection
  • INSPECTION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
    A. Basic Hand Tools
    B. Measurement Definitions
    C. Fixed Gages
    D. Surface Plates
    E. Optical Comparators
  • INSPECTION PLANNING
    A. Concepts/Objectives
    B. Instrument Selection
    C. Reporting
    D. Classification of Characteristics
  • LOT-BY-LOT SAMPLING TABLES
    A. Classification of Characteristics
    B. Risks
    C. Random Sampling/Levels
    D. Using sampling tables
    E. Nonconforming Materials
    F. Use of Quality Data
  • STATISTICAL METHODS
    A. Introduction to SPC
    B. Control Charts For Variables
    C. Control Charts For Attributes
    D. Process Capability
  • DRAWINGS & GDT
    A. Basic Blueprint Reading
    B. Principles of GDT
    C. Statistical Tolerancing
    D. GDT Symbols
    E. Material Modifiers
    F. Datums
    G. Bonus & Additional Tolerances
  • MATERIALS & PROCESSES
    A. Typical defects by processes
    B. Typical defects in materials
    C. Types of Processes
  • DIMENSIONAL METROLOGY
    A. Measurement Standards
    B. Traceability
    C. Accuracy & Precision
    D. Calibration
    E. Care and Maintenance of Gages
    F. Measuring Instruments
  • INSPECTION MATHEMATICS
    A. Common Formulas
    B. Geometric Relationships
    C. Trig Functions
    D. Algebraic Equations
    E. Metric System & Metric Conversions
  • PRACTICE EXAMINATION