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AVT 1135 Materials & Processes

Selection and proper use of nondestructive inspection techniques and equipment; basic heat treatments, identification and selection of correct aircraft hardware. Inspection of welds and precision measurements. Tube bending, cutting and flaring, high-pressure (MS) flareless fittings, repair of rigid lines, identification of fluid lines, fabrication of high and low pressure hose lines, bulkhead fittings. Two classroom, six lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate knowledge of different types of non-destructive inspection methods to include eddy current, ultra sound, x-ray, and visual methods for sheet metal and composites.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of different types of aircraft hardware, their proper installation and use, corrosion prevention, legal requirements for hardware, inspection of hardware for, and proper removal techniques of, corrosion.
  • Demonstrate a high knowledge of, and the use of, different types of measuring equipment.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 6