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AET 120 Sheet Metal Aircraft Structures

Lecture: 1 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Credits: 2
This course covers the methods and materials used in the construction, design, and repair of aircraft metallic structures. Topics include approved methods, processes, and procedures used in inspection, repair, manufacture, and fabrication of sheet metal structures. Upon completion, students should be able to inspect, construct, and repair sheet metal structures.

Pre-requisite(s): AET 110 . 
Course is typically offered in Spring.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At successful completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Interpret provided instructions, layout, and drill and rivet two pieces of sheetmetal together by using AC 43.13-1B Chapter 4 section 4 Metal Repair as the standard practices.
  2. Construct a stringer to the proper dimensions, layout, and drill and rivet the stringer to a piece of sheetmetal paying attention to the close tolerances given.
  3. Using the completed stringer layout, a doubler will be installed using AC 43.13-1B Chapter 4 section 4 Metal Repair as a guide.