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ACMT 2180  Credits 1 Lec 2 Lab View Details
Title Ignition Systems 
Description This course covers ignition systems on reciprocating and turbine power plants. Attention is given to the requirements, design, and operation of magnetos and capacitor discharge ignition. Experience is provided in inspection, timing, repair and troubleshooting of the systems. 
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



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ACMT 2190  Credits 1 Lec 2 Lab View Details
Title Fuel Metering 
Description This course is a study of the various types of devices used to properly introduce fuel into the engine. The material includes fundamentals, servicing and adjustments. Both reciprocating and gas turbine engines are covered. 
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 2200  Credits 1 Lec 2 Lab View Details
Title Powerplant Inspection 
Description This course provides training and practice in the procedures and techniques of powerplant inspections. 
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 2000  Credits 2.5 Lec 1.5 Lab View Details
Title A.C. Electrical Equipment 
Description This course covers the theory, operation, minor maintenance, and inspection of aircraft communication and navigational systems with emphasis on installation and inspection of radios and antennas. You will learn the basics of A.C. electricity, A.C. meters and measurements, solid-state devices, capacitors, inductors, transformers, and A.C. circuits. 
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 1400  Credits 4 Lec 1 Lab View Details
Title Basic D. C. Electricity 
Description This course covers the basics of D.C. circuits, Ohm's Law, and multimeters and their use. You will learn to maintain, install, and remove both the lead-acid and ni-cad batteries used in current aircraft. 
Prerequisites  

Admission to Aircraft Maintenance program



Course Code
ACMT 2100  Credits 1 Lec 1 Lab View Details
Title Airframe Inspection 
Description In this course, you will learn to inspect, service and maintain an aircraft in order to keep it in airworthy condition. 
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 2220  Credits 1 Lec 1 Lab View Details
Title Powerplant Systems 
Description This course enables you to gain a thorough knowledge of induction, cooling, lubricating, and exhaust systems for both reciprocating and turbine engines, including engine turbocharging theory and maintenance. 
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 2230  Credits 1 Lec 1 Lab View Details
Title Propellers 
Description This course provides you with the necessary technical knowledge and mechanical skills needed to remove, check, inspect, troubleshoot, repair and/or service various types of aircraft propellers. 
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 1000  Credits 2 Lec 1 Lab View Details
Title Introduction to Aviation Maintenance 
Description You will review programs, policies, procedures, and publications in aircraft maintenance technology. 
Prerequisites  

Admission to the Aircraft Maintenance Technician Program.



Course Code
ACMT 2120  Credits 1 Lec 2 Lab View Details
Title Landing Gear Systems 
Description This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to properly inspect, check, service, and repair landing gear retraction systems, shocks, struts, brakes, wheels, tires and steering systems. This course also introduces you to the operations and purposes of position and warning systems. 
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 2210  Credits 3 Lec 4 Lab View Details
Title Reciprocating Engines 
Description This course provides learning opportunities that enable you to gain a thorough knowledge of reciprocating engine types, construction, nomenclature, operating principles, component inspections, and manufacturers' overhaul procedures and requirements. 
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 2130  Credits 2 Lec 1 Lab View Details
Title Enviornmental Systems 
Description This course covers the theory and maintenance of aircraft interior and exterior environmental systems, including pressurization, air conditioning, heaters, supplemental oxygen systems, ice prevention and rain removal systems. 
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



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ACMT 2170  Credits 1 Lec 1 Lab View Details
Title Fuel Systems 
Description This course covers aircraft fuel system components, operation, inspection, adjustments and servicing.  
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 1600  Credits 1 Lab View Details
Title Aircraft Welding 
Description This course gives you the ability to recognize acceptable welds.  
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 1100  Credits 2 Lec 2 Lab View Details
Title Materials and Process 
Description This class covers hardware, materials, and hand tools used in the construction, repair and maintenance of aircraft, including metal alloys and their heat treatment. 
Prerequisites  

Admission to the Aircraft Maintenance Technician Program.



Course Code
ACMT 2150  Credits 1.5  1 Lec .5 Lab View Details
Title Fire Protection Systems 
Description This course covers the principles of operation and maintenance of airframe and power plant fire detection and protection systems.  
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 2110  Credits 4 Lec 3 Lab View Details
Title Electrical Systems & Troubleshooting 
Description This course covers electrical systems, which generate, distribute and utilize electricity in various aircraft applications. You also learn the basic troubleshooting of electrical circuits and electrical systems as found on aircraft. 
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 1500  Credits 6.5  2.5 Lec 4 Lab View Details
Title Sheet Metal Structures 
Description This course covers basic sheet metal structures and their repair. You will learn to use fasteners and tools to make repairs caused by stresses and loads.  
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.



Course Code
ACMT 2140  Credits 4 Lec 3 Lab View Details
Title Turbine Engines 
Description This course covers the fundamentals of aircraft gas turbine engines, including the theory, design, construction, operating principles, inspection and maintenance fundamentals of aircraft gas turbine engines. You will also cover overhaul, removal and installation, troubleshooting techniques, and the maintenance fundamentals of aircraft gas turbine engines. 
Prerequisites  

ACMT 1000, ACMT 1100, ACMT 1200, ACMT 1300 and ACMT 1400 or admission to the program with course equivalencies from another approved FAR 147 school  or admission to the program through FAA approval.