MBD Using Modern GD&T Goes Virtual with 33% Discount

Course 110 MBD Using Modern GD&TIn the midst of a global pandemic, the immediacy to “evolve or dissolve” becomes very apparent. Just a few months ago, less than 7% of workers in the U.S. could choose to telework; today, telework is the only option for much of the world.

COVID-19 has forced all of us to think differently, and we’ve recognized that business is not usual right now. As part of our ongoing evolution, Action Engineering’s upcoming MBD Using Modern GD&T course will now be held virtually on May 18-22, 2020.

We’re excited to offer this new format to allow colleagues from around the world to join us, and our hope is that industry can use this time to continue advancing our knowledge and practices together. The course is scheduled so that colleagues through the U.S. and western Europe can comfortably complete the training during daytime hours.

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MBD Using Modern GD&T has previously been offered as a live course spanning 3 full days in a classroom setting. To improve the virtual experience, this session will be held over 5 days with 4 hours of instruction per day. Our goal in adjusting the format is to maintain high student engagement, ease fatigue of remaining seated all day, and allow students to continue engaging with their other work before or after the course.

We understand that there are heightened financial concerns in this time of uncertainty. To make this training as accessible as possible, the course price has been reduced by 33% to $995 per person. This offers a substantial savings when also considering the travel and accommodation costs that would be incurred to attend a live course.

Dan Feighery, MBD Trainer for Action Engineering, will instruct this course. Dan is experienced with both Action Engineering’s MBD practices and Scott Neumann‘s (Chief Project Engineer for Technical Consultants Inc.) GeoTol Pro Geometric Tolerancing training. Both Action Engineering and Technical Consultants Inc. help author the ASME standards for product definition and GD&T, and provide MBD and GD&T training courses and consulting services through their respective companies. Dan came to Action Engineering from the Aerospace and Defense industry as a former manufacturing and quality director.

MBD Using Modern GD&T
May Virtual Public Course

Course Overview: For good MBD, you need proper GD&T. Drawings are okay, but MBD is better. If you’ve dipped your toes into Model-Based Definition, then you know the devil is in the details. GD&T and MBD experts will guide you through the What, Why, and How of Model-Based Definition and the right way to apply GD&T for MBD.

You Will Learn:

  • The What, Why, and How of Model-Based Definition
  • GD&T the Right Way for Model-Based Definition – how to implement the latest offerings of the ASME Y14.5-2018 standard
  • Methods are taught CAD agnostically, but also provide a structured guide to applying GD&T in MBD for: Creo, Inventor, SOLIDWORKS, and NX

Dates: May 18-22, 2020

Time: The course will be held for 4 hours each day:
U.S. Mountain Time (MDT): 7:00am to 11:00am
U.S. Eastern Time (EDT): 9:00am to 1:00pm
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT): 1:00pm to 5:00pm 

Price: $995 per person (33% discount) includes:

Registration Deadline: May 15, 2020

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This course blends live instructor-led training, hands-on paper exercises, and 3D CAD software exercises. Topics include:

  • What is MBD/MBE?
  • Not Your Grandparents’ GD&T (aka GD&T for the Modern World)
  • Getting Started with MBD
  • Why MBE?
  • A More Functional Datum Reference Frame
  • Data Packages: Flavors, Buckets, and Bundles
  • Hands-on Practice to Move Towards Practitioner Level Expertise

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