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AMEP 106A - Electrical Components and Circuits

This module covers typical AC & DC circuits and the assembly and maintenance of electrical components used in aircraft.


Hours: 57.3 (Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 57.3)


Total Weeks: 15



Admission into the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.


Non-Course Prerequisites:




Course Content:
P6A-1: DC Labs
- Measure resistors in series and parallel
- Calculate circuit values
- Test circuits for proper operation using appropriate meters
P6A-2: DC Circuits
- Design circuits to accomplish specific circuit functions
- Build the circuits to prove design
P6A3: AC Labs

- Calculate circuit valves
- Test circuits for proper operation using appropriate meters
P6A-4: Electrical Components
- Inspect and test a generator, alternator, and starter
- Install wiring for a typical electrical generating circuit


Learning Outcomes:

- The student will disassemble, inspect, reassemble and test airframe components and magnetos.
- The student will assemble typical electrical installations and appropriate testing and operation.


Grading System:  Percentage


Passing Grade:  70%


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Additional Comments:



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