AMT 132 - Practical Projects

Multiple projects will be experienced in the course to allow demonstration of the skills expected and needed to work efficiently and safely, covering aspects of all the theory in the semester.


Hours: 188 (Other Contact Hours: 188)




Non-Course Prerequisite:
Successful Completion of Aircraft Maintenance Technician 1




Course Content:
Car 566 appendix C Part 2
1. Tasks utilizing the proper selection and use of hand and power tools.
22.2 Basic Electricity - AC
41. Circuit calculations using laws and theorems associated with ac circuit analysis.
42. Tasks demonstrating the proper use of test equipment to measure voltage, current, reactance and frequency in ac circuits.
43. Serviceability test of a diode and a transistor.
44. Evaluation of lab equipment.
45. Ac voltage and capacitance measurement.
46. A transformer characteristics experiment using a semi-conductor.
47. Applications using an oscilloscope and other common measuring devices.
48. Inspection and servicing of motors.
22.3 Electrical Systems
32. Tasks using wiring diagram(s), and appropriate test equipment to troubleshoot an electrical power distribution system fault.
33. The following tasks, employing acceptable methods, techniques and practices:
  • wire stripping
  • soldering and de-soldering
  • various crimping methods
  • various splicing techniques
  • looming procedures
  • harness and connector assembly
  • wire routing, looming, clamping and lacing
  • wire selection and identification
  • electrical load analysis
34. Reading of electrical supply power generation systems wiring diagrams.
35. Servicing and charging of a lead acid battery in a battery shop.
36. Servicing and deep cycling of a nickel-cadmium battery in a battery shop.
37. The installation and removal of a nickel-cadmium battery of an aircraft.
38. Installation and removal of a lead acid battery on an aircraft.
39. Construction of a basic wiring harness using acceptable methods, techniques and practices.
40. Troubleshooting of various control and protection devices as required by schematic diagram of a simple aircraft circuit.
41. Servicing and testing of an alternator and generator.
42. Connection and testing of components to simulate an aircraft generation system.
43. Troubleshooting of a given defect in an aircraft electrical system, employing the circuit diagram and appropriate test equipment.
44. Inspection and testing of aircraft motor system components.
45. Testing, troubleshooting, repair, adjustment, removal and replacement of a motor, generator or alternator.
Lockwire Project
Fabric Project
AC labs Project
Electrical components Trouble shooting Project
Wiring Project
Radio Project


Learning Outcomes:
The student will upon completion of this course will be able to apply hands on the various skills explained in the semester, developing the physical skillsets to work alone or in a group environment through repetition and practical applications. 


Grading System: Pass/Fail


Passing Grade: Pass


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


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