Aviation Maintenance Technology

AMT 103 (2 CR)
Basic Electricity

Prerequisite: MTH 103

Introduces electrical theory and concepts for the aviation mechanic, including Ohm’s law, electrical circuits, diagrams, and a variety of electrical components.  Lecture 1 hour.  Laboratory 4 hours.  Total 5 hours per week.

AMT 105 (2 CR)
Aviation Science for Mechanics

Prerequisite: MTH 103

Introduces students to the applications of mechanics, levers, sound, fluid and heat dynamics, basic aircraft structures, aerodynamics, fabrication and installation of rigid and flexible fluid lines and fittings, basic aircraft cleaning materials, methods, corrosion control, weighing procedures, weight, arms, moments, center of gravity computation, placarding, aircraft loading, required forms, weighing, starting, moving, servicing, securing and fueling aircraft.  Lecture 2 hours per week.

AMT 106 (2 CR)
Aviation Science for Mechanics Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 105

Introduces students to the applications of mechanics, levers, sound, fluid and heat dynamics, basic aircraft structures, aerodynamics, fabrication and installation of rigid and flexible fluid lines and fittings, basic aircraft cleaning materials, methods, corrosion control, weighing procedures, weight, arms, moments, center of gravity computation, placarding, aircraft loading, required forms, weighing, starting, moving, servicing, securing and fueling aircraft.  Laboratory 6 hours per week.

AMT 107 (1 CR)
Aircraft Drawing

Studies basic drafting, drawings, symbols and schematic diagrams, sketches of repairs and alterations, blueprint information, and graphs and charts.  Laboratory 3 hours per week.

AMT 109 (1 CR)
Materials and Processes

Studies basic shop practices, including selection, identification and installation of aircraft hardware and materials, precision measuring tools and operations, basic heat treating processes, and forms of nondestructive inspections.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 110 (1 CR)
Materials and Processes Lab

Co-Requisite or prerequisite: AMT 109

Studies basic shop practices, including selection, identification, and installation of aircraft hardware and materials, precision measuring tools and operations, basic heat treating processes, and forms of nondestructive inspections.  Laboratory 4 hours per week.

AMT 111 (1 CR)
Federal Aviation Regulations

Reviews Federal Aviation Regulations for maintenance of aircraft, including maintenance forms and records, publications, privileges, and limitations of aircraft mechanics.  Laboratory 3 hours per week.

AMT 160 (1 CR)
Independent Rotax Maintenance Technician (iRMT) 912 Series Maintenance

Delivers line maintenance and heavy maintenance content. Includes researching and identifying maintenance Issues, implementing tips and tricks, troubleshooting and removing and replacing the following In an aircraft piston engine: cylinder heads, cylinders and pistons, intake/exhaust system, carburetors, ignition system, gearbox, starter, and oil pump. Covers testing the run of an engine including hands-on troubleshooting. Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week. Permission of instructor.

AMT 162 (1 CR)
Independent Rotax Maintenance Technician (iRMT) 912 Series Service

Delivers line maintenance and operator’s manual content. Includes locating and interpreting communication and publication information, executing basic service, inspecting the general Theory component overview of the following regulations: light-sport rule, and 14 CFR parts 21, 39, 43, 45, 65, and 91, industry-developed consensus standards, including continued airworthiness requirements and inspection practices/techniques, use of hand tools, torque wrench, safe typing practices, and identification of aviation hardware, manufacturer’s safety directives, FAA airworthiness directives, the use of manufacturer’s manuals and maintenance recordkeeping, and personal safety. Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 171 (1 CR)
Light Sport Aircraft Regulations

Theory component overview of the following regulations:  light-sport rule, and 14 CFR parts 21, 39, 43, 45, 65, and 91, industry-developed consensus standards, including continued airworthiness requirements and inspection practices/techniques, use of hand tools, torque wrench, safe typing practices, and identification of aviation hardware, manufacturer’s safety directives, FAA airworthiness directives, the use of manufacturer’s manuals and maintenance recordkeeping, and personal safety.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 173 (1 CR)
Light Sport Aircraft General Airframe

Theory component of weight and balance, ballistic parachutes, theory, installation, operation, and inspection, fuel systems, operations, and inspection, landing gear and brakes, performing minor repairs and minor alterations, inspection of composite structures and minor repairs, electric system, theory, inspection, and troubleshooting, flight and engine instrumentation, inspection and repair to wood, tubing, and sheet-metal structures, inspection and installation of floats/repositioning landing gear, corrosion, cause and prevention, and the use of manufacturer’s manuals and technical data.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 175 (1 CR)
Light Sport Aircraft Engines and Propellers

Theory component for 2- and 4-cycle engine operation (fuel and lubrication), inspection, maintenance of engines and propellers, use of manufacturer’s manuals and technical data, troubleshooting of 2-and 4-cycle engines, proper engine run-up techniques, service, inspection, and maintenance of feathering or folding propellers used on gliders.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 177 (1 CR)
Light Sport Aircraft Airplane Class

Theory component of flight control operation, aircraft rigging including flight controls, landing wires, flying wires, removal and installation of fabric covering on wings and tail surfaces, disassembly and assembly of wings, flight controls, accessories, removal and installation of the engine, including fuel system, instrumentation, and accessories, use of manufacturer’s manuals and technical data, and identification and inspection of critical areas.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 178 (1 CR)
Light Sport Aircraft Airplane Maintenance Training

Prerequisites:  AMT 171, AMT 173, AMT 175
Co-requisite or prerequisite: AMT 177

Practical applications of Light Sport Aircraft Regulations, general airframe, engines, and propellers, and airplane class.  Laboratory 3 hours per week.

AMT 221 (2 CR)
Non-Metallic Structures

Studies the inspection, service and repair of wood structures, preliminary and secondary repair of interior and service of plastic, honeycomb, bonded, and composite and laminated structures, including the selection, application, inspection, and testing of fabric and fiberglass coverings and methods of repair; selection of aircraft finishing materials; and the application of paints, dopes, primers, and trim.  Lecture 2 hours per week.

AMT 222 (2 CR)
Non-Metallic Structures and Covering Lab

Co-Requisite: AMT 221

Studies the inspection, service, and repair of wood structures, preliminary and secondary repair of interior and service of plastic, honeycomb, bonded, and composite and laminated structures, including the selection, application, inspection, and testing of fabric and fiberglass coverings and methods of repair; identification and selection of aircraft finishing materials; and the application of paints, dopes, primers, and trim.  Laboratory 8  hours per week.

AMT 223 (2 CR)
Metallic Structures

Introduces aircraft sheet metal fabrication, inspection and repair including rivets and fasteners; contemporary welding methods on aircraft structures; oxyacetylene, arc, inert gas, and brazing techniques; inspection of welded structures and safety procedures.  Lecture 2 hours per week.

AMT 224 (2 CR)
Metallic Structures and Finishes Lab

Co-requisite:  AMT 223

Introduces aircraft sheet metal fabrication, inspection and repair including rivets and fasteners; contemporary welding methods on aircraft structures; oxyacetylene, arc, inert gas, and brazing techniques; inspection of welded structures and safety procedures.  Laboratory 8 hours per week.

AMT 225 (1 CR)
Assembly and Rigging

Introduces aerodynamic theory and function of aircraft control surfaces, including the fabrication and installation of control devices for fixed and rotary wing aircraft; jacking and control surface balance.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 226 (1 CR)
Assembly and Rigging Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 225

Introduces aerodynamic theory and function of aircraft control surfaces, including the fabrication and installation of control devices for fixed and rotary wing aircraft; jacking and control surface balance.  Laboratory 3 hours per week.

AMT 227 (1 CR)
Airframe Inspections

Introduces the inspection and return of aircraft to service, including the procedural and legal aspects of 100 hour, annual and periodic inspections.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 228 (1 CR)
Airframe Inspections Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 227

Introduces the inspection and return of aircraft to service, including the procedural and legal aspects of 100 hour, annual and periodic inspections.  Laboratory 3 hours per week.

AMT 231 (2 CR)
Airframe Landing Gear Systems

Introduces simple and complex systems, including the operation, service, and repair of mechanical and hydraulic retraction mechanisms; wheel, tire, and brake service; aircraft speed and configuration warning systems, electric brake controls, anti-skid systems, and position and warning systems; operation of systems and uses in aircraft; identification of hydraulic fluids, seals, and hydraulic and pneumatic control devices.  Lecture 2 hours per week.

AMT 232 (1 CR)
Airframe Landing Gear Systems Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 231

Introduces simple and complex systems, including the operation, service, and repair of mechanical and hydraulic retraction mechanisms; wheel, tire, and brake service; aircraft speed and configuration warning systems, electric brake controls, anti-skid systems, and position and warning systems; operation of systems and uses in aircraft; identification of hydraulic fluids, seals, and hydraulic and pneumatic control devices.  Laboratory 5 hours per week.

AMT 233 (2 CR)
Communication/Navigation and Control Systems

Studies the operation of aircraft avionics, autopilots and antennas, including inspection and installation; aircraft pressurization, air conditioning, heating and oxygen systems, the operation, inspection, troubleshooting, service and repair; and inspection and servicing, and troubleshooting; and inspection, operation and troubleshooting of de-ice and anti-ice systems.  Lecture 2 hours per week.

AMT 234 (1 CR)
Communication/Navigation and Control Systems Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 233

Studies the operation of aircraft avionics, autopilots, and antennas, including inspection and installation; aircraft pressurization, air conditioning, heating and oxygen systems, the operation, inspection, troubleshooting, service and repair; and inspection and servicing, and troubleshooting; inspection, operation, and troubleshooting of de-ice and anti-ice systems.  Laboratory 5 hours per week.

AMT 241 (2 CR)
Reciprocating Engines

Studies the history and development of the aircraft reciprocating engine including the repair, overhaul and inspection of various types of engines, the operation and troubleshooting of engines.  Lecture 2 hours per week.

AMT 242 (2 CR)
Reciprocating Engines Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 241

Studies the history and development of the aircraft reciprocating engine including the repair, overhaul, and inspection of various types of engines, the operation and troubleshooting of engines.  Laboratory 7 hours per week.

AMT 243 (2 CR)
Turbine Engines

Studies the development, theory and operation of turbine engines, including engine design, performance, accessories, subsystems, engine maintenance, and overhaul.  Lecture 2 hours per week.

AMT 244 (2 CR)
Turbine Engines Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 243

Studies the development, theory, and operation of turbine engines, including engine design, performance, accessories, subsystems, engine maintenance, and overhaul.  Laboratory 7 hours per week.

AMT 245 (1 CR)
Powerplant Inspections

Introduces the inspection and return of powerplants to service, including the methodology and record-keeping for inspection of aircraft reciprocating and gas turbine engines and propellers.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 246 (1 CR)
Powerplant Inspections Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 245

Introduces the inspection and return of powerplants to service, including the methodology and record-keeping for inspection of aircraft reciprocating and gas turbine engines and propellers.  Laboratory 3 hours per week.

AMT 251 (1 CR)
Lubrication Systems and Propellers

Studies the identification and selection of lubricants for aircraft powerplants; inspection, service, troubleshooting, and repair of the lubrication systems and components; identification and nomenclature of aircraft propellers; and operation, control and repair of both reciprocating and turbine engine propeller installations.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 252 (2 CR)
Lubrication Systems and Propellers Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 251

Studies the identification and selection of lubricants for aircraft powerplants; inspection, service, troubleshooting, and repair of the lubrication systems and components; identification and nomenclature of aircraft propellers; and operation, control, and repair of both reciprocating and turbine propeller installations.  Laboratory 6 hours per week.

AMT 253 (1 CR)
Ignition and Starting Systems

Introduces the overhaul, inspection, and troubleshooting of reciprocating and gas turbine ignition and starting systems, including the repair and bench testing of components.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 254 (1 CR)
Ignition and Starting Systems Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 253

Introduces the overhaul, inspection, and troubleshooting of reciprocating and gas turbine ignition and starting systems, including the repair and bench testing of components.  Laboratory 4 hours per week.

AMT 255 (1 CR)
Fuel Metering Systems

Studies the fundamental operation of fuel metering systems in aircraft powerplants; technical data to repair and overhaul carburetors and components; inspecting, troubleshooting, and adjusting turbine engine fuel metering systems and electronic fuel controls; operation and service of aircraft induction, preheat, anti-ice, and supercharger systems; inspection, service and repair of engine cooling systems—both air and liquid cooled installations; inspection, service, and repair of engine exhaust systems, including the operations or turbo compounded engines, thrust reversers, and noise suppressors.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 256 (2 CR)
Fuel Metering Systems Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 255

Studies the fundamental operation of fuel metering systems in aircraft powerplants; technical data to repair and overhaul carburetors and components; inspecting, troubleshooting and adjusting turbine engine fuel metering systems and electronic fuel controls; operation and service of aircraft induction, preheat, anti-ice and supercharger systems; inspection, service, and repair of engine cooling systems—both air and liquid cooled installations; inspection, service, and repair of engine exhaust systems, including the operations of turbo compounded engines, thrust reversers, and noise suppressors.  Laboratory 7 hours per week.

AMT 261 (1 CR)
Aircraft Electrical Systems

Prerequisite:  AMT 103

Introduces wiring, control, indication, and protection devices for AC and DC systems; inspection, troubleshooting service, and repair of these systems; installation, inspection, testing, servicing engine electrical system wiring; controls, indicator, and protective devices; aircraft batteries; and the repair and service of electrical generating systems.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 262 (2 CR)
Aircraft Electrical Systems Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 261

Introduces wiring, control, indication, and protection devices for AC and DC systems; inspection, troubleshooting, service, and repair of these systems; installation, inspection, testing, servicing engine electrical system wiring; controls, indicator and protective devices; aircraft batteries; and the repair and service of electrical generating systems.  Laboratory 8 hours per week.

AMT 263 (1 CR)
Aircraft Fuel, Fire, and Instrument Systems

Introduces the inspection, servicing, troubleshooting, and repair of aircraft and engine fuel systems and components; inspection, servicing, troubleshooting, and repair of aircraft and engine fire detection and extinguishing systems; inspection, troubleshooting, removal, and replacement of aircraft and engine instruments and indicating systems.  Lecture 1 hour per week.

AMT 264 (2 CR)
Aircraft Fuel, Fire, and Instrument Systems Lab

Co-requisite or prerequisite:  AMT 263

Introduces the inspection, servicing, troubleshooting, and repair of aircraft and the engine fuel systems and components; inspection, servicing, troubleshooting, and repair of aircraft and engine fire detection and extinguishing systems; inspection, troubleshooting, removal, and replacement of aircraft and engine instruments and indicating systems.  Laboratory 6 hours per week.