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Dimensioning for Interchangeable Manufacturing, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 11 days
University rank #147 (QS) Berlin, Germany
The Dimensioning for Interchangeable Manufacturing course from TU Berlin will cover the fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and will delve into some of the practical implications and effects that drawing notations will have on actual production parts.
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The Dimensioning for Interchangeable Manufacturing course from TU Berlin will be comprised of four lecture days per week consisting of traditional classroom instruction intermixed with faculty-accompanied engineering tours. Students will receive a more in-depth practical overview of GD&T and will have opportunity to see the effects of tolerance selection in person.  Faculty-led discussions and group assignments/projects will help to reinforce the topics covered.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 11 days
  • Credits
    3 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure


  • Methods for determining tolerances and manufacturing precision
  • Pros and cons of using GD&T to specify dimensions and tolerances of parts and/or assemblies
  • General understanding of how to dimension a part and assembly drawing with GD&T
  • Knowledge of how GD&T usage will affect part production and assembly


Dr. Sean Niemi received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering working in the University of Florida Soft Matter Engineering Center. Beforehand, he had a brief foray into industry working at Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and in industrial manufacturing reliability.

Sean is now a Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UF teaching senior design.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The general prerequisites of the TU Berlin Summer University are the following: at least one year of university experience + English level B2 or equivalent.

Additionally, students should have taken classes in:

- Calculus 1

- Physics 1

- Any engineering drawing/CAD course or instructor approval

Technological Requirements

Students will need a laptop computer with current versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, or equivalent software, to complete course assignments.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    950 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 11 days.
  • National

    950 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 11 days.
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Fee includes tuition and learning material, excursions, field trips, cultural program, public transportation ticket, and library Access.

Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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