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Sinclair College

AVT 1213 Corrosion

Causes of corrosion, the chemical process, types of corrosion, locations susceptible to corrosion, detecting corrosion, removing and treating corrosion, cleaning of the interior and exterior of the airplane, polishing windshields and windows and paint removal and protection of bare surfaces. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of types of corrosion, and the cleaning and treatment or removal of corrosion-affected parts.
  • Demonstrate the ability to inspect for different types of corrosion, and to clean metal to prevent corrosion, clean or remove corrosion, and prepare metal.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of different repair processes for corrosion control on different types of metal such as sheet metal, stainless steel, and steel.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2