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Department: AFAF101 Fall 2012 UCOL 101Z (AF 101) Section 001 MWF Syllabus AF101 UCOL 101Z (AF 101) TR Syllabus AF200 Spring 2013 Syllabi AF200 Tentative Schedule AF202-001 Tentative Schedule AF202-2 Tentative Schedule2 AF202 Syllabus Spring 2013 AF205 Spring 2013 CDP AF205 Spring 2013 Syllabus AF210 Syllabus AF211 Syllabus-Spring 2013 AF260 Syllabus AF260 Course Schedule AF305 Course Syllabus
Department: AVMAVM300 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM300 Spring 2013 Resources Assignment Addition AVM301 Syllabus with Schedule AVM302 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM303 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM349 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM370 Syllabus AVM371 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM372 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM373 Airline Management Syllabus AVM375 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM377 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM378 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM385 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM386 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM401 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM402 Spring 2013 Syllabus AVM450 Spring 2013 Syllabus
Department: AVTAVT111 Syllabus AVT113 Syllabus AVT116 Syllabus AVT204 Syllabus AVT211 Syllabus AVT212 Syllabus AVT213 Syllabus AVT301 Syllabus AVT302 Syllabus AVT310 Syllabus AVT318 Syllabus AVT325 Syllabus AVT327 Syllabus AVT340 Syllabus Mattingly AVT340 Syllabus Sullivan AVT345 Syllabus AVT370 Syllabus AVT405 Syllabus AVT410 Syllabus AVT460 Syllabus AVT465 Syllabus
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Mgmt. and Flight Courses
This course is for the first time entry-level student certificated as a Private Pilot who was certified and trained outside SIUC. It provides orientation training in the areas of SIUC flight procedures and standards, SIUC flight training aircraft, local airspace and airport environments. The course as delivered will consist of 20 hours of ground instruction, fourteen hours of flight instruction, and will be restricted to Aviation Flight Majors only. Upon successful completion with a grade of "C" or better, credit will be posted for AF 201A and 201B and the student will be able to enroll in AF 203. Credit in AF 199 does not count in the Aviation Flight major.
Prepares the beginning aviation student for the FAA Private Pilot Written Examination. Consists of instruction in aerodynamics, FAA regulations, primary navigation, use of computer, weather, and radio navigation.
*Students that enter the program with a PPL can test out of AF 200. See academic advisor for details.
Provides flight instruction in preparation for solo flight. Consists of dual flight instruction, limited solo flight, and ground instruction in conjunction with each training flight and other flight-related topics.
Provides flight instruction in preparation for the acquisition of the private pilot certificate. Consists of dual flight instruction, solo flight, and ground instruction with each training flight and other flight-related topics.
Instruction in Federal Aviation Administration regulations pertaining to commercial fight operations. Includes advanced instruction in aerodynamics, weather and safe operation of aircraft.
Beginning course in preparation for the Commercial Certificate. Major emphasis is upon solo and solo cross-country flight, with ground instruction in conjunction with each training flight and other flight related topics.
Continuing preparation for the Commercial Certificate. Including dual, solo and night flight instruction and advanced maneuvers. Ground instruction is provided in conjunction with each training flight.
Course is directed to the theory of flight by instrument. Includes classroom instruction in Federal Aviation Administration regulations pertaining to instrument flight, navigation by radio aids, aviation weather, and function, use and limitations of instruments required for instrument flight.
This course continues preparation for the Commercial Certificate. Includes instrument flight instruction.
This course completes the requirements for the Commercial Certificate. Includes dual and solo flight maneuvers.
Prepares the student for the FAA Multi-Engine rating (airplane). Includes multi-engine flight instruction and individual ground instruction.
This course is about the human element in aviation and how it affects safety and efficiency on the flight deck. For the purposes of this course, human factors will deal with two areas. The first section of this course will deal with the physiological processes of the individual and how they relate to aviation safety. The second section of this course will deal with aeronautical decision-making and crew resource management.
This course will provide the student specialized instruction in the areas of: physiological aspects of aviation, psychological aspects of aviation, aeronautical decision making and crew resource management. This course is writing intensive and reflects the College's Communication-Across-the-Curriculum initiative.
This course is designed to give the flying pilot a more in depth and practical approach to flying in and arround various weather conditions. In this course students will gain a better understanding of weather products and theory as well as techniques used by industry professional to forecast and avoid potentially hazardous weather conditions. Students will learn techniques to forecast potentially non hazardous weather conditions that still may affect the outcome of a passenger carrying operation. When the student completes this course they should be able to read and understand the textual weather products required of the Private, Instrument, and Commercial Practical Test Standards. Additionally the student will be able to apply these textual and graphical products to be able to forecast weather along a route of flight and make a "go/no-go" decision.
The course will provide both understanding and application of weather theory in relation to commercial flight operations. This course includes regulations issued by the Federal Aviation Administration relating to weather and safe flight. Problem based learning situations and presentations in the classroom on the adverse effects of weather are presented to increase hazardous weather awareness for pilots.
Students will have knowledge of construction, operation and components of reciprocating and jet powerplants. They will understand the operation and components of cabin pressurization and air conditioning systems, flight control systems, landing gear systems, fuel systems, electrical systems, anti-icing systems, and fire detection systems.
Prepares the commercial pilot for an FAA Flight Instructor Certificate. Includes twenty hours of dual flight training and forty hours of specialized ground instruction.
This course may be substituted for AF 207B to complete the Associate of Applied Science degree in Aviation Flight.
This course consists of five hours of dual flight instruction and ten hours of classroom instruction. Prepares the holder of flight instructor certificate for the addition of the multi-engine flight instructor (MEI) rating.
Designed to prepare the flight instructor to teach instrument flying, and to acquire the Instrument Flight Rating.
This course is designed to aid the student who is obtaining a flight instructor's rating. It will cover principles to teaching as well as practical aspects of teaching flight maneuvers necessary for instruction.
Students gain practical experience and training by participating as flight officers on passenger aircraft flights. Enables students to practice, under close supervision, the role of first officer within a passenger carrier format. Course includes 20 hours of flight time and a minimum of 40 hours pre- and post-flight activities and instruction.
This course uses a combination of class lectures and computer based flight training to develop an understanding of airline operational requirement and turbine aircraft operations. Topics include: turbine aircraft systems, Federal Aviation Regulation part 121 regulations, airline operational specifications, advanced aircraft avionics, advanced weather avoidance, crew resource management and airline career professional development. The course format includes a two hour lecture period and a two hour computer based flight training device session per week.
Lab work will focus on Line Oriented Flight Training (LOFT) scenarios with emphasis on crew procedures through the use of company profiles and call-outs.
This course uses a combination of orientation and simulation lessons to develop an understanding of Technically Advanced Aircraft (TAA) systems, navigation and autopilot. The student will develop the skills required to perform scenario based training missions in a TAA Flight Training Device (FTD). The course consists of ten hours of orientation lessons and sixteen hours of FTD lessons.
This course is a study of the writing and communication skills used by managers in the aviation industry. Foundations of technical writing style and documentation are followed by descriptions of specific aviation-related technical writing applications such as correspondence, grants, manuals, progress reports and promotional materials. Specialized skills such as conflict resolution, technical presentations and electronic communication complete the course.
This course provides an overview of the aviation industry, available career paths, major challenges, key private and governmental agencies, and the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed within the industry.
Each student will be assigned to a departmentally-approved work site engaged in activities related to the student's academic program and career objectives. The student will be assigned to an unpaid internship and will perform duties and services in an instructional setting as previously arranged with the sponsoring work site supervisor. Prior department approval, supervisor evaluations, and student reports are required. Internships may be performed in any of the following broad areas:
- corporate aviation
- fixed base operation
- flight instruction
- air traffic control
- consulting firm
- other, as arranged
Hours and credits will be individually arranged. Mandatory pass/fail.
Each student will be assigned to a departmentally-approved work site engaged in activities related to the student's academic program and career objectives. The student will be assigned to a cooperative education (co-op )/intemship position and will perform duties and services in an instructional setting as previously arranged with the sponsoring organization. Prior department approval, supervisor evaluations, and student reports are required. Co-ops/intemships may be performed in any of the following broad areas:
- corporate aviation
- fixed base operation
- flight instruction
- air traffic control
- consulting firm
- other, as arranged
Hours and credits will be individually arranged.
This course provides the opportunity for aviation management students to achieve in-depth competency and skill development and explore innovative techniques and procedures under the supervision of an AVM professor. Because the course is individualized, careful planning of the project is expected. This preparation is formalized in an AVM 350 proposal, which must be understood, reviewed, and approved by the supervising professor and the department chairperson before registration is permitted. Projects should not exceed 3 credit hours.
This course introduces student pilots and prospective career air traffic controllers to the history, evolution and operation of the United States Air Traffic Control System. Air traffic control procedures and rules are emphasized with student pilots treated as users of the system and prospective career air traffic controllers treated as future air traffic service providers. Students will be able to apply air traffic control procedures and rules when operating aircraft or as air traffic specialists.
To acquaint the student with the basic concepts of airport planning and construction, as well as an investigation of various community characteristics and resources.
A study of the various regulatory agencies of the industry and their functions.
A study of the operation of an airport, devoted to the phases of lighting, fuel systems, field marking, field buildings, hangars, and the surrounding community.
A study of the administrative aspects of airline operation and management including a detailed study of airline organizational structure.
A study of general aviation operations including fixed-based operations (fuel, sales, flight training, charter, etc.), corporate aviation (business aviation, corporate flight departments, executive air fleets, etc.), and the general aviation aircraft manufacturing industry.
The student will develop an awareness of air transportation. The course will emphasize basic law as it relates to contracts, personnel, liabilities, and legal authority of government units and agencies. Lecture 3 hours.
To familiarize the student with the functions and responsibilities of the aviation maintenance manager. Maintenance management at the fixed base operator, commuter/regional airline and national air carrier levels will be studied. Aviation maintenance management problem areas will be reviewed using the case study method.
This course will survey the various aspects of aviation flight and ground safety management. Weather, air traffic control, mechanical and human factors in aviation safety management will be reviewed. Case studies of individual aviation accidents and incidents will be analyzed.
Provides a thorough review of the aviation security environment including the key regulations governing aviation security, the key agencies involved in regulating aviation security, and impacts of aviation security regulations on airlines, airports, and general aviation companies. Pre and Post 9/11 attach comparisons will be identified in the class and case studies of aviation security problems will be used to illustrate solutions to the problem.
The body of legislation governing labor relations in the private sector of the United States economy consists of two separate and distinct pieces of legislation; the Railway Labor Act, which governs labor relations in the railroad and airline industries, and the National Labor Relations Act, governing labor relations in all other industrial sectors. This course focuses on the examinations of air transport labor relations in the context of these key laws. As the student and practitioner of aviation management come in contact with both Acts through this course, the student learns similarities and differences of each and their resultant impact. Such a review will provide an understanding of underlying public policy goals, while acquiring an appreciation and understanding of the collective bargaining process, administration, and procedures of the labor arena. The student will actively apply this knowledge in a mock labor negotiation.
An introduction to the fiscal problems encountered in the administration of aviation facilities.
Provides an overall description and forecast of the employment possibilities in the aviation industry, as well as specific information regarding how to apply for such employment. Also covered is the preparation of the future aviation professional for the search for employment including such items as personal assessment, resume construction, interviewing skills, writing letters of appreciation, the use of references, networking, employment referral agencies/services, and continuing education. Not for graduate credit. Prerequisite: Aviation Management major or consent of department.
The evolution, current state, and future of the National Airspace System with emphasis on its current and future impact on the aviation industry. Defines the Federal Aviation Administration’s role in the operation, maintenance, and planned modernization of Air Traffic Control facilities, airways and navigational aids, landing aids, and airports.Emphasis will be placed on the exploration and discussion of current issues in the National Airspace System. This course is conducted in a seminar format and requires a great deal of active participation from the student. Not for graduate credit.
This course will acquaint students with concepts and techniques used in analysis and development of an aviation product support program. Concepts discussed in this course will provide a basic understanding of complexities and issues associated with design of a fully integrated aviation product support program. Design considerations, integration of product support into the total product design, support planning and post-delivery support will be covered.
This course will acquaint students with concepts and techniques used in analysis and development of an aviation product support program. Concepts discussed in this course will provide a basic understanding of complexities and issues associated with design of a fully integrated aviation product support program. Design considerations, integration of product support into the total product design, support planning and post-delivery support will be covered. Not for graduate credit.
Students will be able to understand and demonstrate the application of physical laws including pressure, force, motion, mechanical advantage, heat and sound. The student will interpret blueprints and schematic diagrams and be able to perform basic mechanical drawing using drawing instruments to accomplish orthographic projections, sections and dimensioning of working drawings. Hydraulic tubes, hoses and fittings will be studied
Students will be able to identify and select materials employed in aircraft construction. Using appropriate FAR’s, they will demonstrate competence in repair of honeycomb, fiberglass, welded, wood, or fabric aircraft members. The student will inspect aircraft members for defects and, if necessary, inspect completed repairs for airworthy condition.
Students will be able to identify, select, and inspect aircraft hardware and materials. They will be able to select and apply appropriate cleaning materials and to implement corrosion controls. They will become proficient in the use of precision measurement equipment and related inspection tools.
Students will have basic knowledge of electricity generation, AC and DC circuitries, and controls. They will be able to solve problems associated with electrical measurement (AC and DC), circuit interpretations and inspection, aircraft electrical load analysis, circuit malfunctions, circuit or component servicing, and basic aircraft electronics.
Students will be able to select and use FAA technical and legal publications in order to perform the duties of an aircraft technician.
Students will fully understand and solve problems of aircraft weight and balance. They will be able to perform weighing, computation of Center of Gravity (C.G.), and establishing of equipment list.
Students will have a knowledge of operation, installation, marking, and interpretation of synchro and servo systems, aircraft and powerplant instruments. They will be able to install, adjust, and calibrate these instruments in accordance with FAA and manufacturers’ recommendations.
Provides students with the opportunity to develop a special program of study to fit a particular need not met by other offerings. Enrollment provides access to the resources and facilities of the entire institution. Each student will work under the supervision of a sponsoring staff member.
Students will have a knowledge of flight theory and factors affecting aircraft in flight. They will explain and compare aircraft design features in subsonic, transonic, and supersonic aircraft. They will be able to assemble and rig various aircraft control systems, analyzing and correcting faulty flight characteristics.
Students will have a knowledge of fluid theory and applied physics which relates to aircraft hydraulics. They will know the theory of operation, maintenance requirements, and adjustments of various hydraulic components and systems. They will be able to test, inspect, troubleshoot, and service hydraulic systems in accordance with technical specifications.
Students will be able to make appropriate sheet metal repairs using correct repair procedures, tools, and materials. They will be required to demonstrate correct use of and interpretation of structural repair diagrams and correct interpretation of charts and tables from AC 43.13-1B pertaining to materials and methods.
Students will have knowledge of the operation, repair, inspection, and service of small and large aircraft electrical systems, using schematic diagrams and training panels.
Students will have a knowledge of construction, operation, and timing mechanisms associated with aircraft reciprocating powerplants. They will be able to disassemble, clean, measure, inspect, and reassemble a powerplant to airworthy condition in accordance with appropriate FAA and manufacturers’ regulations and practices.
Students will be able to demonstrate their competence in identifying fuels, oils, and related system components including carburetors, understanding the operating principles of each. They will be able to inspect, adjust, troubleshoot, and overhaul these components according to manufacturers’ and federal regulations.
Successful students should have a knowledge of the operation, repair, inspection, and service of reciprocating and jet powerplant ignition systems and reciprocating starting systems. They will be able to time, overhaul, and troubleshoot the various components of each system.
Students will have a knowledge of the physical laws and design characteristics governing propeller operation. They will be able to identify components, troubleshoot, and adjust fixed and variable pitch propellers. They will maintain fixed pitch propellers, and governor systems for variable pitch propellers in accordance with FAA and manufacturers’ standards.
The student will have an in-depth knowledge of rotary wing aerodynamics, main and tail rotor systems, rotor blades, primary and secondary controls, and general maintenance practices to include inspection and nondestructive testing.
The student will perform general maintenance on rotary wing main rotor systems, tail rotor systems, flight and powerplant control systems to include malfunction analysis, tracking, static and dynamic balancing, rigging, and repair.
The student will have in-depth knowledge of the operation, function, and inspection of all rotational components of a rotary wing aircraft to include transmission, gear boxes, drive trains, and drive shafts.
Students will understand the operation of and be able to identify the components of flight controls, landing gear, fuel, anti-icing, fire detection, and environmental systems of current jet transport aircraft. They will have knowledge of procedures for aircraft ground handling, APU operation, and system servicing.
The student will perform all functions of overhaul concerned with rotary wing transmissions, gear boxes, and drive trains. The student will demonstrate skill in disassembly, inspection, discrepancy analyzation, reassembly, and non-destructive testing.
Students will have an understanding of the correct procedures and precautions to be observed during engine installation, ground operation, and fuel and oil servicing. They will be required to inspect and troubleshoot reciprocating and jet engines for airworthy condition and interpret engine instrument readings to diagnose engine malfunctions.
Students will be able to apply and understand physics laws related to jet engines; identify and understand the operation of jet engines and their components; inspect, check, repair, troubleshoot, and adjust jet engines and accessories; analyze engine performance and interpret operational charts, graphs, and tables.
An introduction to electron devices used in analog and digital electronics equipment. Device operation analyzed from theoretical perspective and applied to circuits for power supplies, amplifiers, control devices, and communication data bussing. Course is writing intensive and reflects the College’s Communication-Across-the-Curriculum initiative.
Coursework is based upon theory and application of analog and digital control systems. Topics include transducers, control input devices, instrument panel displays and feedback sensor circuits. Data recording and monitoring systems will also be presented. Lecture two hours, laboratory two hours.
Students will have knowledge of Advanced Radio Theory and Practice including Federal Communications Commission requirements for aircraft station licenses, aeronautical ground stations, and radio telephone operator’s privileges and limitations.
Students will learn flight line preventive maintenance techniques and will troubleshoot the systems to the faulty line-replaceable-unit (LRU). The student will evaluate system performance as directed by the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), as well as equipment manufacturers’ specifications.
Students will perform selected operational tasks on aircraft systems or simulators, and will perform flight line preventive maintenance tasks and troubleshoot selected aircraft electronic systems. The student will demonstrate the ability to apply ramp-test criteria to selected systems to determine if tested systems meet prescribed standards.
This course will introduce the student to the theory of operation of communication transceivers, navigation receivers, the Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System (ATCRBS) and Distance Measuring Equipment (DME). Student will be introduced to performance testing and trouble analysis techniques using test equipment. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours.
Students will be able to perform an annual inspection of an aircraft. They will demonstrate knowledge of FARs, ADs classifying repairs, and specific service problems. They will also complete the required maintenance forms, records, and reports. Students also will learn the effects of human factors in aircraft maintenance.
Students will be able to perform periodic inspection of powerplants. They will demonstrate their knowledge of FAR and application of FAA AD’s, Service Bulletins, and proper use of inspection equipment. They will use knowledge learned in the powerplant curriculum to perform malfunction analysis of powerplant and related systems. Live equipment is used on a return-to-service basis.
Students will develop an understanding of the concepts of reliability, maintainability and failure modes to a level which facilitates fault prediction and the analysis of logistical systems. The topics of logic symbols, fault tree analysis, statistical analysis, fault criticality and engineering for reliability and maintainability will be presented as these relate to the maintenance and logistical management of aerospace hardware.
This course is a study of the logistics of efficiently scheduling, producing, transporting, storing, and supplying components and hardware in the context of the aerospace industry. Students will learn to improve efficiencies in supply chain logistics as correlated with advancements in management information system technology in order to facilitate the delivery of the desired goods and services to the correct location at the proper time.
Provides an understanding of various types of Management Information Systems (MIS) currently used in Aerospace Support, focusing on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of these. Through this course, the student will become familiar with MIS applications relevant to aerospace product support activities, learn to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of various systems designs, develop problem solving and critical thinking skills as apposite to logistics applications, and acquire knowledge of basic database management, design, and security.
Using industry type computer instruction and flight simulation trainers, students will develop knowledge of the operation and management of autopilots, auto throttles, inertial reference systems, electronic instrument systems, and flight management computers on advanced technology aircraft. Not for graduate credit.
Topics include the theory and application of advanced composite materials used in modern aircraft structures and engine components. Students will evaluate structures and implement various methods of repair and maintenance using both cold and heated application methods. Not for graduate credit.
A study of advanced turbine powerplants and their control systems. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the operation and construction of integrated composite engines and analyze digital control systems. Topics include the interfacing of powerplant controls and monitoring systems, aircraft electronic data bussing and indicating displays. Not for graduate credit.
Introduces the student to applications of airborne radar equipment, including weather detection and tracking. The student will gain an understanding of installation techniques, system performance specifications, operational analysis and troubleshooting. Not for graduate credit.
This course will enable the student to develop advanced technical skills in aircraft communication, navigation, and pulse systems. Applications will include diagnosing and analyzing state-of-the-art equipment and systems from an operational and fault isolation perspective. Coursework will include applications of emerging technologies in aviation electronics. Not for graduate credit.
This course will introduce the student to digital microcontroller and microprocessor concepts and circuits; various digital information data bus systems and electronically generated displays; data bus protocols, controllers, exchange formats and software used in typical aircraft electronic systems; display formats used in EFIS indicators. Not for graduate credit.
This course will enable the student to develop technical skills with the topics studied in 460. The student will construct fundamental digital circuits for analysis and demonstrate the ability to encode and decode information on standard aircraft data busses. The student will evaluate, test, and troubleshoot software routines for digital information transfer. Not for graduate credit.