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The Aerospace Manufacturing Technology curriculum prepares individuals to assemble, fabricate, manufacture, repair, and inspect aircraft structures in an industrial setting.
Coursework includes production procedures, quality assurance, workplace safety, aerospace standards and aircraft structures assembly and repair. Emphasis will be placed on aerospace manufacturing techniques, manufacturing processes, composite manufacturing and repair, and sheet metal manufacturing and repair.
Graduates should qualify for employment as an aircraft assembler, aircraft structures repair technician, sheet metal fabricator, composite layup technician, composite repair technician, and quality assurance inspector.
Upon successful completion of the Aerospace Manufacturing Technology - Manufacturing Engineer Option, the graduate should be able to:
- Manufacture sheet metal and composite aerostructures using common assembly tools and procedures.
- Repair sheet metal and composite airframe components using common repair tools and procedures.
- Read and interpret aircraft drawings and work instructions.
- Apply quality management system standards (QMS) for the aerospace industry.
- Complete computer-aided drafting projects.
- Use lean manufacturing tools and concepts to reduce waste in a process.
- Complete projects using milling machines, bench grinders, power saws, lathes, and drill presses.