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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

Prerequisite: Admission into the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.
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%

Additional Comments:
  • P6A-1=22%
  • P6A-2=28%
  • P6A-3=12%
  • P6A-4=38%

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

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