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AVT 1136 Sheet Metal

Identification and selection of sheet metal types; inspection, cleaning, preparation, forming, layout, bending, cutting, dimpling, countersinking, drilling, installing special fasteners and rivets in sheet metal. Fabrication of sheet metal projects is required. Two classroom, six lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the composition of materials, the forming of metallic structures used in aircraft construction and repair, materials and processes, corrosion control, and inspection methods of those materials.
  • Demonstrate the proper calculations required for the forming and layout of parts for each type of sheet metal .
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform proper calculations for correct installation of permanent and temporary fasteners in aircraft structures; demonstrate the correct installation techniques of these fasteners.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 6