AMEP 106A - Electrical Components and Circuits

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

- Calculate circuit valves
- Test circuits for proper operation using appropriate meters
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


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