This course introduces basic blueprint reading. Emphasis will be placed on reading and interpreting blueprints found in a manufacturing environment. Topics include: lines and symbols, orthographic drawings, views, material, form and position, title blocks, sketching, features, and sections.
Aircraft Structural Technology
Introduces the fundamental concepts required in aerospace structural manufacturing and repair. Emphasis is placed on safety, quality, and precision. Topics include: safety, flat pattern layout, quality standards, fasteners, hand tools, and precision measuring instruments.
This course presents the theory of flight and aircraft design as it applies to the manufacturing and repair processes. Topics include: terminology, theory of flight, structural design, control surfaces, and stress and fatigue.