Aircraft Hardware, Materials and Processes Syllabus Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, Regulation 2010

Aircraft Hardware, Materials and Processes  Syllabus Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, Regulation 2010:

  • To provide understanding of Aircraft Hardware, Materials and process.
  • To familiarize about different types of hardware used in aircraft.
  • Give understanding of load bearing capability in different aircraft constructional features.
  • To given an ideas and knowledge on strength weight ratio an aircraft structure for selecting proper hardware & materials.
  • Understand about different types of Heat-treatment and its processes.
  • Understand the different types of corrosion and its methods of prevention and control.

 

Short Descriptive:

 

Introduction to aircraft Hardware Materials types of hardware (revits, screws, fasteners, bolts, nuts, control cables), etc, Materials, Heat-treatments, corrosion effects and its control.

 

Detail Description

 

Theory

 

  1. UNDERSTAND THE BASIC CONCEPT OF AIRCRAFT HARDWARE:
  • Define air craft hardware.
  • Explain various types of hardware uses in aircraft structure.
  • Describe about different hardware and its division.

 

  1. AIR CRAFT RIVETS:

2.1    Define aircraft rivets.

2.1    Discuss different types of rivets and its metals.

          2.1.1 Solid shank rivets.

          2.1.2 Bind rivets.

          2.1.3 Huck mechanical rivets.

          2.1.4 Head style (Flat head, round head, brazier head, universal head)

          2.1.5 Dill lock rivets.

          2.1.6 Deutsch rivets.

          2.1.7 Pin rivets.

          2.1.8 Explosive rivets.

          2.1.9 Share rivets.

 

  1. AIR CRAFT FASTENERS:

3.1    Define the fasteners.

3.2    Explain the different types of fasteners and its metals using in aircraft.

          3.2.1 Threaded fasteners.

          3.2.2 Define threaded fasteners.

          3.2.3 Explain different types of threaded fasteners.

          3.2.4 Turn lock fasteners.

          3.2.5 Define Turn lock fasteners.

          3.2.6 Describe different types of Turn lock fasteners.

                    3.2.6.1               Dzus fasteners.

                    3.2.6.2                Cam lock fasteners.

                    3.2.6.3                Air lock fasteners.

 

  1. AIR CRAFT BOLTS:

4.1    Define air craft bolts

4.2    Describe about different types of air craft bolts and its metals.

                4.2.1       General purpose bolts

                4.2.2       Close tolerance bolts

                4.2.3       Drilled headed engine bolts

                4.2.4       MS and NAS Bolts

                4.2.5       Special purpose bolts

                4.2.6       Lock bolts

 

  1. AIR CRAFT NUTS:

5.1 Define different types of air craft nuts.

5.2 Explain about different types of Nuts and its metals using in aircraft.

                5.2.1       Self locking nuts

                5.2.2       Non-self locking nuts

 

  1. AIR CRAFT SCREWS

6.1 Define air craft screw

6.2 Describe about different types of screw

                6.2.1       Threads screw

                6.2.2       Structural screw

                6.2.3       Machine screw

                6.2.4       Self tapping screws

                6.2.5       Drive screws

 

  1. AIR CRAFT CONTROL CABLES:

1.1    Define different types of control cables.

7.2    Describe about different types control cables and its construction.

                7.2.1       Pulley and Fairless fittings.

                7.2.2       Cable guide

                7.2.3       Tension regulator

                7.2.4       Material types.

                7.2.5       Turn buckle

                7.2.6       Push-pull Tube linkage

                7.2.7       Push pull rod system

                7.2.8       Torque tube system

 

8      AIR CRAFT PINS:

8.1    Define Pins.

8.2    Describe about different types of pins.

                8.2.1       Flat-head pin

                8.2.2       Cotter pin

                8.2.3       Taper pin

                8.2.4       Roll pin

                8.2.5       Retaining safety pin

 

9      AIR CRAFT WASHER:

9.1    Define washer

9.2    Explain different types of washer

                9.2.1       Flat/pain washer

                9.2.2       Lock washer

                9.2.3       Tooth lock washer

                9.2.4       large-area flat water

                9.2.5       Split-ring lock washer

                9.2.6       Shake-proof lock washer

                9.2.7       Special washer

  1. AIR CRAFT HOSE AND FITTINGS:

        10.1        Define hose and fittings

        10.2        Describe about different types of fittings

                        10.2.1     Metallic hose and fittings

                        10.2.2     Flexible hose and fittings  

 

11   AIRCRAFT MATERIALS:

11.1  Define different types of materials.

11.2  Describe the properties of materials and its uses in aircraft.

 

 

12   MATEL WORKING PROCESS:

12.1  Explain metal working process.

12.2  Describe different types of metal working process.

          12.2.1           Hot Working

          12.2.2           Cold Working

          12.2.3           Extruding

 

13   HEAT-TREATMENTS:

13.1  Define Heat-treatments.

13.2  Describe the principle of Heat-treatment.

13.3  Discuss about Heat-treatment on different metals.

          13.3.1           Annealing

          13.3.2           Normalizing

          13.3.4           Hardening

          13.3.6           Tempering

13.4 Describe about precautions of heat treatment process.

 

14   CORROSION AND ITS CONTROL:

14.1  Define corrosion.

14.2  Describe different types of corrosion.

          14.2.1           Oxidation

          14.2.2           Uniform surface corrosion

          14.2.3           Fittings corrosion

          14.2.4           Inter granular

          14.2.5           Exfoliation

          14.2.6           Galvanic

14.3  Explain about different types of corrosion agents.

          14.3.1           Acid and alkaline

          14.3.2           Salts

          14.3.3           Mercury

          14.3.4           Water

          14.3.5           Air

          14.3.6           Organic growth

14.4  Discuss about detection and removal of corrosion.

          14.4.1           Visual inspection

          14.4.2           Dye penetrate inspection

          14.4.3           Ultrasonic inspection

          14.4.4           Radiological inspection

14.5 Discuss about removal of removal of corrosion

          14.5.1           Cleaning

          14.5.2           Paint removal

14.6 Discuss about prevention of corrosion.

          14.6.1           Mechanical corrosion removal

          14.6.2           Chemical neutralization

          14.6.3           Protective coating

          14.6.4           Organic film

15 Electrical hardware and material

        15.1 Define electrical hardware and material

        15.2  Describe different types of hardware and material

        15.3 Ware size

        15.4 Twisting wires

        15.5 Single chord

        15.6 Double chord

        15.7 Cutting ware and cable

                  15.7.1           Stripping wire and cable

                  15.7.2           Solder less terminals

                  15.7.3           Copper wire terminals

                  15.7.4           Aluminum terminals

        15.8 Circuit protection devices

                  15.8.1           Fuses

                  15.8.2           Circuit breakers

                  15.8.3           Reverse current relay

                  15.8.4           Over voltage and under voltage protection

 


PRACTICAL

 

  • Show the different types of rivets and its constructional feature.
  • Demonstrate the removal and installation of different types of revet.
  • Observe the different types of screw and fasteners and its construction features practically.
  • Demonstrate the removal and installation of different types of screw and fastener.
  • Show different types of nuts and bolts and it constructions.
  • Demonstrate the removal and installation of different types of nuts and bolts.
  • Observe practically different type of control cables and its constructions feature.
  • Removal and installation of different types of washers, pins and control cables.
  • To identify the different types of corrosion.
  • Observe practically how to use the different types of corrosion prevention and removal solution/agent.

 

 

 

 

REFERENCE BOOKS:

 

  1. Airframe and Power plant mechanics

—————-General Handbook-AC65-9A FAA

 

  1. Airframe and Power plant mechanics

—————–Airframe Handbook-AC65-15A FAA

 

  1. A&P Technician Airframe Textbook

—————–International Standard Book Number 0-89100-395-9

 

  1. Aircraft Bonded Structure (Training Manual)

—————- Dale Gane, Aviation Maintenance Publications Inc

 

  1. Aircraft Material and Process

—————- George F.Titterton