Aircraft Structural Technology

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

ASTT 1010 : Basic Blueprint Reading

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.

Credits

4

ASTT 1020 : Aircraft Blueprint Reading

This course introduces aerospace specific blueprint information which builds on a basic knowledge of blueprint terminology and symbols. Topics include: dimensioning standards and practices, blueprint components, interpretation of reference planes and coordinate systems, engineering numbering and revision system, body/field of the drawing, detail drawing, configurated/method/undimensioned drawings.

Credits

3

Corequisites

ASTT 1030 : Structural Fundamentals

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.

Credits

6

Corequisites

ASTT 1010: Basic Blueprint Reading

ASTT 1070 : Aerodynamics

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.

Credits

2