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Baton Rouge Community College
Academic Affairs Master Syllabus
Date Approved or Revised:
Course Name:
13 April 2015
General Maintenance Practices
BRCC Course Rubric:
AMTG 101
CIP Code:
Lecture Hours:
2 (30)
State Common Course Rubric:
Lab Hours: 4 (180)
Credit Hours: 6 (210)
Course Description: Introduces students to mathematics, basic physics, aircraft drawings, fluid
lines and fittings, and materials and processes. This course covers General Curriculum Subjects
from Appendix B to Part 147 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) in Title 14 of the Code
of the Federal Register (14 CFR), for Aviation Maintenance schools. This course requires a lab
Eligibility for college-level Mathematics and
Eligibility for ENGL 101
AMTP 101
Suggested Enrollment Cap:
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, the students will be able
1. Demonstrate required mathematic competencies covered in Federal Aviation Regulations
(FAR) Appendix B to part 147, General Curriculum Subjects (H), numbers 24-27 for roots,
exponents, areas and volumes of geometric shapes, ratio/proportion/percentage problems,
and algebraic operations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of
positive and negative numbers.
2. Demonstrate required basic physics competencies covered in FAR Appendix B to part 147,
General Curriculum Subjects (J), number 30, for principles of simple machines: sound, fluid,
and heat dynamics: basic aerodynamics: aircraft structures: and theory of flight.
3. Demonstrate required aircraft drawing competencies covered in FAR Appendix B to part
147, General Curriculum Subjects (B), numbers 7-10, including symbols and system
schematics, sketches of repairs and alterations, and use of blueprint information, graphs, and
4. Demonstrate required fluid lines and fittings competencies covered in FAR Appendix B to
part 147 General Curriculum Subjects (D), number 13, for the fabrication and installation of
rigid and flexible fluid lines and fittings.
5. Demonstrate required materials and processes competencies covered in FAR Appendix B to
part 147 General Curriculum Subjects (E), numbers 14-19, for non-destructive testing
methods, inspections (dye penetrant, eddy current, ultrasonic and magnetic particle), heattreating processes, aircraft hardware and materials, inspection and checking of welds, and the
performance of precise measurements.
Assessment Measures: Assessment of all learning outcomes will be measured using the
following methods:
1. Department designed Quizzes and Tests.
2. Projects that must be completed with a score of 70% or higher.
3. Students must complete a minimum of 200 contact hours.
Information to be included on the Instructor’s Course Syllabi:
Disability Statement: Baton Rouge Community College seeks to meet the needs of its
students in many ways. See the Office of Disability Services to receive suggestions for
disability statements that should be included in each syllabus.
Grading: The College grading policy should be included in the course syllabus. Any
special practices should also go here. This should include the instructor’s and/or the
department’s policy for make-up work. For example in a speech course, “Speeches not
given on due date will receive no grade higher than a sixty” or “Make-up work will not
be accepted after the last day of class.”
Attendance Policy: Include the overall attendance policy of the college. Instructors may
want to add additional information in individual syllabi to meet the needs of their
General Policies: Instructors’ policy on the use of things such as beepers and cell phones
and/or hand held programmable calculators should be covered in this section.
Cheating and Plagiarism: This must be included in all syllabi and should include the
penalties for incidents in a given class. Students should have a clear idea of what
constitutes cheating in a given course.
Safety Concerns: In some programs this may be a major issue. For example, “No
student will be allowed in the safety lab without safety glasses.” General statements such
as, “Items that may be harmful to one’s self or others should not be brought to class.”
Library/ Learning Resources: Since the development of the total person is part of our
mission, assignments in the library and/or the Learning Resources Center should be
included to assist students in enhancing skills and in using resources. Students should be
encouraged to use the library for reading enjoyment as part of lifelong learning.
Expanded Course Outline:
I: Mathematics and Physics
A. Fractions
B. Signed numbers, roots, and powers
C. Applied Algebra
D. Applied Geometry and Trigonometry
Measurement Systems
Basic Physics
Simple Machines
Laws of Motion
Heat Dynamics
Fluid Dynamics
Basic Aerodynamics
II: Aircraft Drawing Usage and Interpretation
A. Drawings, Symbols, and System Schematics
B. Sketches of Repairs and Alterations
C. Blueprint Information
D. Graphs and Charts
III: Fluid Lines and Fittings
A. Rigid Fluid Lines and Fittings
B. Flexible Fluid Lines and Fittings
IV: Materials and Processes
A. Personal Safety
B. Fire Safety
C. Shop and Hangar Safety
D. Chemical Safety
E. Nonmetallic Structural Materials
F. Metallic Structural Materials
G. Treatment Process
H. Nondestructive Inspections
I. Aircraft Hardware
J. Precision Measuring Instruments