2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jun 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

AET 122 Airframe Electrical

Lecture: 2 Lab: 4 Clinic: 0 Credits: 4
This course introduces the operation, installation, and repair of engine and airframe electrical components. Topics include wiring, controls, switches, protective devices, lighting systems, AC circuits, and related electrical accessories. Upon completion, students should be able to install or repair wiring, controls, circuit breakers, switches, electrical accessories, and interpret wire gauge charts.

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 the Switch Derating, Circuit Breaker and Wire gauge charts in order to properly identify, label, correctly size (correct gauge) and correctly protect the wire.
  2. Evaluate a complete aircraft electrical system using provided schematics and determine corrective actions that will satisfy the FAA standards for aircraft electrical system certification.
  3. Troubleshoot an aircraft electrical system for faults, identify the fault and explain the corrective action that will be taken in order to return the aircraft to an airworthy condition.