Courses

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the badge students will be able to:

  • Plan, cut prepreg, layup and bag simple laminate and sandwich parts

  • Repair simple composite parts using prepreg and wet repair techniques

  • Interpret the results of commonly used Non-destructive inspection techniques

  • Conduct the adhesive bonding of composite parts and appreciate the importance of key processing steps on the quality of the bonding.


Credit Hours

Success in this 0.5 credit hour course is based on the expectation that students will spend, for each unit of credit, a minimum of 7.5 hours over the length of the course in direct instruction as provided by the instructor and an additional 15 hours outside of class reading, reflecting, and evaluating the topics for a total of 22.5 hours.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the badge students will be able to:

  • Plan, cut prepreg, layup and bag simple laminate and sandwich parts

  • Repair simple composite parts using prepreg and wet repair techniques

  • Interpret the results of commonly used Non-destructive inspection techniques

  • Conduct the adhesive bonding of composite parts and appreciate the importance of key processing steps on the quality of the bonding.


Credit Hours

Success in this 0.5 credit hour course is based on the expectation that students will spend, for each unit of credit, a minimum of 7.5 hours over the length of the course in direct instruction as provided by the instructor and an additional 15 hours outside of class reading, reflecting, and evaluating the topics for a total of 22.5 hours.

This course covers the essential topics pertaining to composites engineering and the certification process. Its contents provide students with an awareness of the composites engineering process framework through course materials and practical applications through online discussions. Topics include engineering, manufacturing, maintenance, and certification of composite materials associated with civil aircraft structures. The course content is in accordance with FAA AC 20-107B (Composite Aircraft Structure).