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Fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Part II



Jaime Berez, Maxwell R. Praniewicz


This 45-60 minute presentation (part II of II) provides a contextual and technical introduction to the fundamentals of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), a system used in engineering product definition, i.e., engineering drawings. This particular presentation is an adaptation of a longer lesson developed for an undergraduate mechanical engineering course, compressed for presentation in a shorter format. The authors acknowledge the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Direct Digital Manufacturing Committee for requesting that a similar version of this presentation be developed and delivered to assist in their outreach activities. This document an adapted version of this presentation intended for online distribution.


Berez, J. and Praniewicz, M. (2023), Fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Part II, Zenodo, [online],,, (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created August 10, 2023, Updated August 11, 2023