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Mississippi Coastal Aviation Maintenance Academy Structures II APT 2143 Instructor: Maggie Smith Office: AMT Classroom 1 Telephone: 228-467-2761 (Office) or 601-795-3328 (Cell) Email: email@example.com Office Hours: Monday thru Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m., 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Appointments: Students may make appointments by contacting instructor via telephone or email. Number of Hours of Course: Three (3) credit hours Nature of Course: Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) for Associate of Applied Science Degree Prerequisites: APT 2135 Course Description: The course covers the identification, inspection, and service/repair to wood structures; the selection and application of fabric and fiberglass covering materials; and aircraft finishes. Catalog Description of Course: Aircraft wood and non-metallic structures, covering and finishes. Forty-two clock lecture hours and fifty-nine clock lab hours. Textbooks: Jeppesen Sanderson Training Products A&PTechnician Airframe Textbook A&P Technician Airframe Study Guide Federal Aviation Regulations AC 43.13-1A/2A Acceptable Methods, Techniques and Practices/ Aircraft Alterations Aircraft Technical Dictionary Standard Aviation Maintenance Handbook Technology in the classroom: The possession of a cellular or wireless telephone, pager, or any other communication device is prohibited in any setting in which testing of any sort is taking place, whether the device is on or off. The use of a cellular or wireless telephone, pager or other communication device is prohibited in all College instructional settings, including classrooms, laboratories, shops, libraries, auditoriums, or any other location where instruction, recitation, performance or any other activity with the goal of student learning is taking place. A person violating this policy and procedure is subject to disciplinary action, which may include confiscation of the device, dismissal from the instructional setting, dismissal from a class in which the violation occurs, or dismissal from the college. Policies: All students will be expected to follow the policies dealing with attendance, grading, makeup, withdrawal from class and withdrawal from school as stated in the current MCAMA Guide, the student handbook. Plagiarism is a serious offense and will not be tolerated in any written work. Periodic quizzes may be given on assigned material and may be unannounced. They may be made up within one calendar week at the student’s initiative during office hours. American Disabilities Act (ADA): If a student has a disability that qualifies under the Americans with Disabilities Act and requires accommodations he/she should contact the Mississippi Coastal Aviation Academy ADA Representative, Mr. Raymunda Barnes at 228-467- 2761 or the ADA/704 Coordinator, Mrs. Tonya Moody (Academic Program) at 601-403-1060, for information on appropriate policies and procedures. Student Learning Objectives: With successful completion of this course, the student will have the skills to: Identify wood structures. Inspect wood structures. Service and repair wood structures. Select and apply fabric and fiberglass covering materials. Inspect, test, and repair fabric and fiberglass. Apply trim, letters, and touch-up paint Identify and select aircraft finishing materials Apply finishing materials Inspect finishes and recognize defects. Teaching and Lab/Shop Requirements: Topic One – Wood Structures - Theory – 15 hours, Lab/Shop – 8 hours Topic Two – Aircraft Covering - Theory – 12 hours, Lab/Shop – 12 hours Topic Three – Aircraft Finishes - Theory – 17 hours, Lab/Shop – 27 hours Summary of Grades: Progressive tests – 1/3 (These are tests on each item.) Lab participation – 1/3 Unit exams - 1/3 (These are exams on each topic.) A = 90 – 100 B = 80 – 89 C = 70 – 79 D = 60 – 69 F = 59 or below Topic One : Wood Structures Item I. Identify wood structures. A. Identify defects in wood samples. 1. Selection of wood 2. Identification of defects. Item II. Inspect wood structures A. Identify kinds of wood 1. Forms of wood in aircraft structures 2. Species of wood. B. Illustrate the effects of shrinkage 1. Effects of moisture in wood. Item III. Service and repair wood structures. A. Judge the suitability of substitute materials 1. Use references to determine species substitution B. Describe the kinds of glues and gluing techniques. 1. Glues and gluing techniques C. Read drawing pertaining to repair of wood structures. 1. Spar repair procedures 2. Rib repair procedures 3. Plywood skin repair procedures 4. Dimensioning sketches. D. Repair of elongated bolt holes 1. Elongated bolt holes E. Identify protective finishes. 1. Protective finishes. Topic Two: Aircraft Covering Item I. Select and apply fabric and fiberglass covering materials A. Identify fabrics and seams and describe methods of applying. 1. Kinds of textile materials 2. Sewed seams 3. Doped seams 4. Covering practices B. Select and apply fiberglass covering materials Item II. Inspect, test and repair fabric and fiberglass. A. Inspect test and repair fabric covering. 1. Factors effecting deterioration in structure and fabric 2. Testing fabric covering B. Test and repair fiberglass Topic Three: Aircraft Finishes Item I. Apply trim letters and touch-up paint A. Draw registration numbers and describe the application of trim designs. 1. Registration numbers 2. Size and spacing of markings 3. Color, embellishment, ornamentation and trim. 4. Application of trim designs and touch-up paints. Item II. Identify and select aircraft finishing materials. A. Identify finishing materials and thinners. 1. Kinds of dope 2. Rejuvenation 3. Lacquers and enamels. 4. Primers, dopes, and acid-proof paint 5. Thinners and reducers. Item III. Apply finishing materials. A. Apply dope 1. Application of dope 2. Application of surface tapes, drain grommets, inspection rings, and reinforcing patches. B. Spray primers, dopes and paints. 1. Surface preparation 2. Use of spray gun Item IV. Inspect finishes and recognize defects. A. Inspect finishes and recognize defects 1. Compatibility of finishing materials 2. Identify cause of defects.
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