Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions 2010-07-04T12:12:55+00:00

Composite Fabrication, COC

AVC 100 Aerospace Safety

This course provides an in-depth study of the human and safety practices required for work in aviation and manufacturing fields. Topics include: introduction to OSHA regulations; safety tools, equipment, and procedures; hazardous waste, and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Top of page

AVC 101 Applied Shop Math

This course focuses on skills required to complete common shop math problems including reading and interpreting part dimensions, checking part features and recording accurate measurements. The application of mathematical skills to the manufacturing environment is an integral part of the course. Top of page

AVC 106 Aerospace Blueprint Reading

This course builds basic blueprint reading skills leading to a systematic approach to reading an aircraft blueprint. Students will learn a systematic approach to reading aircraft blue prints through actual manipulation of working drawings. Top of page

CFT 101 Introduction to Composites

Introduction to Composites is an introductory course into the materials and processes associated with polymer composite structures, components and design. Emphasis will be placed on material properties, manufacturing process and safety. Hands on lab activities will supplement classroom content. Top of page

CFT 106 Composite Finish Trim

This course provides students with an understanding of the processes and procedures use to finish trim composites parts. Topics include safety, documentation, tools, procedures and inspection.

Prerequisite/Core requisite:

AVC 100 Aerospace Safety
CFT 101 Introduction to Composites
CFT 130 Composites Fabrication Methods/Applications Top of page

CFT 107 Composite Assembly

Composite Assembly teaches the fundamentals of joining composite structures.  Adhesive bonding as well as mechanical fasteners is covered.  Safe procedures are emphasized.  Hole preparation for mechanical fasteners and surface preparation for adhesive bondings are essential elements of this course.  The course consists of theory and practical application through hands on projects. Top of page

CFT 130 Composites Fabrication Methods/Applications

Fundamentals of composite structure fabrication methods and applications will be covered including, hand lay-up, bonding, vacuum bagging and resin transfer molding.  Emphasis will also be placed on composites safety and inspection /testing of composite components. Top of page

EMP 100 Global Professional Standards

This course provides a study of human relations and professional development in today’s rapidly changing world that prepares students for living and working in a complex society.  Topics include: human relations skills, job acquisition skills, job retention skills, job advancement skills, and professional image skills. Top of page

CED 101 Computer Essentials

This course is designed to develop students’ computer literacy, keyboarding skills and to meet the needs of students in the associate degree programs and technical certificate programs.  The student will learn from hands-on experiences basic skills in file management utilities, word processing, spreadsheets, and graphical presentations in the Windows environment. Top of page

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