U. S. ARMY MISSILE AND MUNITIONS
CENTER AND SCHOOL
AIPD SUBCOURSE NUMBER 0478, DIMENSIONAL MEASUREMENTS
(8 Credit Hours)
The U. S. Army calibration program becomes more effective as you learn
more about the repair and use of precision measurement equipment.
success of the calibration program depends on your ability to perform
precision measurements at the highest level possible.
This course will help you develop job related skills in
dimensional area as you apply the knowledge you are acquiring to
assignments. This course emphasizes selfstudy. This does not mean that
can no longer get answers from your supervisor and/or trainer.
contrary, if you will make the most of your spare time, your supervisor
trainer will be able to answer more questions as you begin to speak
understand their language.
necessary if you want to get the maximum benefit from this course.
Many of the problems that arise as you operate, repair, and calibrate
principles taught in this volume.
When you have studied the material and
are sure that you are using all of the principles taught, the increased
knowledge and improved performance will assure your trainer that you have
completed your progression in the dimensional measurement area.
With the exception of lesson 4, this course has been prepared in a
format that is adapted to an educational learning concept called programmed
instruction or programmed learning.
This learning concept places an
emphasis on the importance of your active participation in the learning
The material is presented in small steps called frames.
information contained in each frame is so arranged that you must add a word
or group of words to complete the idea that the frame teaches.
learn as you respond to the idea presented in each frame. For this reason,
the word or group of words that you add to each frame is called a response.
Each frame in this volume is numbered. Use the numbers as a guide and
complete the frames in numerical order.
As you read each frame, give
careful consideration to your choice of a word or words to complete the idea
presented by the frame.
Frames are constructed so that the information
presented in the frame of previous frames will allow you to fill the
blank(s), it is important that you fill all blanks. In this course, your
active participation in the learning process is the response you write.