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AVM 165 - Aircraft Hardware and Fasteners

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Aircraft structural repair hardware and fasteners. Includes specifications and standards, types, control linkages, tubing, hose and packings.



Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe characteristics and properties of aircraft metals.
  2. Identify material types through designation numbering.
  3. Describe and classify types of corrosion found in aircraft and determine the methods of removal and treatment.
  4. Describe destruction and non-destruction testing methods and applications used in aircraft repair.
  5. Use characteristics and properties of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in aircraft.

Outline:
  1. Aircraft Structural Materials
    1. Usage
    2. Mechanical properties
    3. Chemical properties
    4. Electrical properties
    5. Thermal properties
    6.       Stress versus strain
    7. Fatigue
  2. Non-ferrous Metals
    1. Use in aircraft
    2. Characteristics and properties
    3. Forming and mechanical working
    4. Alteration of mechanical properties through thermal treatments
    5. Corrosion
    6.       Heat treatment procedures
  3. Ferrous Metals
    1. Use in aircraft
    2. Characteristics and properties
    3. Forming
    4. Thermal treatments
    5. Corrosion
    6.       Heat Treatment Procedures
  4. Surface Treatments for Ferrous and Non-ferrous Metals
    1. Aluminum cladding
    2. Case hardening of ferrous material
  5. Alloying of Ferrous and Non-ferrous Metals
    1. Reasons for alloying
    2. Alloying elements and designations for aluminum
    3. Alloying elements and designations for steel
    4. Alloying elements and designations for magnesium
    5. Alloying elements and designations for titanium
    6.       Special alloys
  6. Corrosion in Aircraft Structural Materials
    1. Understanding corrosion and its causes
    2. Classifying corrosion
    3. Detection methods
    4. Removal
    5. Treatment and prevention
  7. Destruction Testing of Structural Materials
    1. Impact
    2. Tensile
    3. Hardness
    4. Chemical
  8. Non-Destructive Testing of Structural Material
    1. Theory
    2. Magnetic particle
    3. Penetrant
    4. Eddy current
    5. Ultra-sonic
    6.       X-Ray


Effective Term:
Spring 2010



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