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AMT 100 General Aircraft Technology

Units: 7.5     Hours: 5 Lecture, 7.5 Laboratory

Advisory: Mathematics 205

Transferable: CSU

This course will provide the student with a thorough understanding of the use of basic hand tools and measuring devices, aircraft hardware, materials, and processes, mathematics and physical science for aircraft, aircraft weight and balance, aircraft drawing and blueprint reading. Both theory and practical application to aircraft systems is taught.


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AMT 101 General Aircraft Technology

Units: 7.5     Hours: 5 Lecture, 7.5 Laboratory

Advisory: Mathematics 205

Transferable: CSU

This course will provide the student with a thorough understanding of the use of maintenance publications, maintenance forms and records with emphasis on A & P mechanic privileges and limitations. Basic electricity for aircraft from Ohm's Law through transistor theory will be taught as well as ground operation and servicing of aircraft.


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AMT 110 Airframe Maintenance Technology

Units: 13.5     Hours: 9 Lecture, 13.5 Laboratory

Transferable: CSU

Study of aircraft aerodynamics, rigging and assembly, aircraft sheet metal structures and welding technology. Also the study of cabin atmosphere systems, fuel systems, and line maintenance, level information on aircraft instruments. Each of these areas will be accompanied with appropriate laboratory time.


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AMT 111 Airframe Structures

Units: 13.5     Hours: 9 Lecture, 13.5 Laboratory

Transferable: CSU

Aircraft wood, fiberglass construction, fabric covering, testing and repair, aircraft inspection, painting techniques and procedures. Also the study of basic hydraulic systems of anti-skid systems, pneumatic, fixed landing and retractable landing gear systems. Basic aircraft systems familiarization along with advanced laboratory projects from topics covered in AMT 110 are a part of this course.


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AMT 120 Aviation Powerplant Technology

Units: 14     Hours: 9 Lecture, 15 Laboratory

Advisory: Successful completion of AMT 101 and AMT 111.

Transferable: CSU

The theory and practical application of operation, overhaul practices, inspection, installation, testing and troubleshooting techniques covering the subject areas of reciprocating and turbine engines, ignition, induction, supercharging, cooling and exhaust systems.


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AMT 121 Aviation Powerplant Systems Technology

Units: 14     Hours: 9 Lecture, 15 Laboratory

Advisory: Successful completion of AMT 120.

Transferable: CSU

The theory of operation, maintenance, repair, and trouble-shooting procedures of powerplant systems and their relationship to the total powerplant package. To include lubrication, electrical, instrument, fuel metering, fire protection, starting, control systems, and the aerodynamics, theory and maintenance of propellers and their control systems.


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AMT 190 Occupational Work Experience/Aviation

Units: 1-4     Hours: 20 Laboratory

Required: Declared vocational major. Concurrent in seven or more units (including CWE units, except for summer school. For summer school, enrollment in one other class is required). Minimum 2.00 G.P.A.

Transferable: CSU

College credit for learning experience obtained on the job in accordance with a training plan developed cooperatively between the employer, college and student. 75 hours per semester per unit or 60 hours per semester for unpaid experience. This is a credit/no credit course. May be taken for a maximum of 16 units of work experience units.