ABRP 40F- Dimensioning Collision Damage

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					                               Maui Community College
                         Auto Body Repair & Painting Program
                                   Course Outline


  1. Course Title:                  ABRP 40F Dimensioning Collision Damage

      Number of credits:            Two credits (2)

      Abbreviated Course Title:     Dimensioning Collision Damage

      Date of Outline:              November 14, 2001

   2. Course Description:           Explains methods to determine collision damages to
                                    the automotive chassis and suspension components
                                    for conventional framed and unitized vehicles.

   3. Credits/ Contact Hours:       2 credits - 4hrs. Lect/Lab

   4. Prerequisites:                ABRP 40E or consent of instructor

      Co-requisites:                NONE

      Recommended Preparation:      NONE




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5. General Course Objectives:
   Provides students with instruction on the special skills, procedures, and methods
   required to determine collision damages to the automotive chassis and suspension
   components for both conventional framed and unitized vehicles.

6. Specific Course Competencies
      Upon completion of ABRP 40F the student should be able to:

       UNIT 1.

       A.     Describe and demonstrate safety considerations for performing collision
              damage analysis on an automobile.

       UNIT 2.

       A.     Identify and describe the unitized constructed vehicles, its chassis and
              suspension components, and the differences between early model and late
              model unibody construction.
       B.     Explain and demonstrate the required procedures for determining collision
              damage to a unitized vehicle.
       C.     Analyze and identify direction of impact, amount of damage done, and
              type of damage occurred during impact.

       UNIT 3.

       A.     Identify and describe the conventional frame and chassis constructed
              vehicles and its major components.
       B.     Explain and demonstrate procedures for determining collision damage to
              the conventional frame and chassis and/or the major body components.
       C.      Analyze and identify direction of impact, amount of damage, and type of
              damage occurred during impact.

7. Recommended Course Content and Approximate Time Spent:

       UNIT 1. 4 hrs.
       UNIT 2. 40 hrs.
       UNIT 3. 16 hrs.




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8. Recommended Course Requirements:

         1.   Lecture/Lab/Individual study packets.
         2.   Homework assignments
         3.   Tests and quizzes.
         4.   Practical performance on training modules.

       Course requirements may change at the discretion of the instructor, depending on
       the skill level of each student enrolled for a specific module.

9. Text and Materials:

       Auto Body Repair Technology, 4th Edition, James E. Duffy, Delmar Publishers
       Inc.

       Student Technician's Manual to Accompany Auto Body Repair Technology, 4th
       Edition, Paul Uhrina / James E. Duffy, Delmar Publishers Inc.

10. Evaluation and Grading:

       25%     Class/homework assignments
       25%     Class/shop exercises
       25%     Tests/quizzes
       25%     Final exam

11. Methods of Instruction:

       Individual study packets
       Class/Lab lectures
       Class/Lab demonstrations
       Audiovisuals aids and displays
       Shop work on assigned projects




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