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ASTP 1158 Technical Publications and Aerospace Quality Control

Continues the study of aircraft technical publications found in the manufacturing and repair process. Research skills necessary to locate information in technical publications will be emphasized. Topics include: document control numbers; technical publications; instructional repair manuals; aircraft transport association (ATA) codes; technical orders; tech order system, general; tech order, aircraft specific; and industrial specific manuals. This course also introduces the student to the concept of Total Quality Management (TQM) systems used in the Aircraft workplace. Topics include: principles of quality control, TQM team building, project requirements, project implementation, concepts of statistical process control, SPC applications, non-destructive inspection, material identification, introduction to Metallurgy, and total quality management team building. A grade of C or better is required for graduation


3 credits

Lecture Hours

2.5 hours

Lab Hours

0 hours