ABCT2560 Structural Repair and Analysis

Course Description

With high strength steel, lighter sheet metal, and glass being used for structural support, today¿s technicians must fully understand how the automobile functions as a complete unit. Students will identify and perform repairs on structural components in accordance with industry standards. Students will set vehicles on the frame rack, measure and pull damage to vehicle maker's specifications.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Complete welds using MIG, STRSW and Aluminum welding equipment
    according to Inter Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) or manufacturer's
    recommendations.
  • Locate and utilize I-CAR or manufacturer's repair recommendations for
    full or partial panel replacement.
  • Analyze and perform structural and non-structural repairs to damaged
    vehicles.
  • Install stationary glass using manufacturer's or I-CAR installation
    procedures.
  • Complete structural repairs using weld-bond techniques.
  • Use structural and non-structural foams.
  • Measure and pull unibody and frame vehicles.
  • Perform shop safety and operations as outlined in the program
    requirements.

Prerequisite

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4 credits: 2 lectures / presentations, 2 lab, 0 other