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AMEP 101 - Practical Use of Hand and Machine Tools

This module introduces the student to the hand and machine tools used in aircraft maintenance.

Hours: 71.2 (Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 71.2)

Total Weeks:  15

Prerequisite: Admission into the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.

Course Content:

P1-1: Turnbuckle Clamp Project

  • Interpret drawings
  • Use hand and machine tools safely and properly
  • Apply marking criteria

P1-2: Drilling Project

  • Interpret drawings
  • Layout hole patterns
  • Use air tools safely and properly
  • Apply marking criteria

Learning Outcomes:

  • The student will manufacture a control cable clamping tool, using hand and machine tools according to a blueprint specifying appropriate tolerances. 
  • The student will drill acceptable holes in a variety of materials using drawings and to appropriate tolerances.

Grading System:  Percentage

Passing Grade:  70%

Percentage of Individual Work:  100

Additional Comments:

  • P1-1=69%
  • P1-2=31%

Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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