Courses of Study: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics, Grade 9 - 12, Aircraft Welding, 2009

1.) Apply safety rules, regulations, and procedures for aircraft welding, including safety concerns in the areas of first aid, fire, electricity, equipment, tools, chemicals, and personal protective equipment (PPE).

2.) Demonstrate computational skills associated with aircraft welding.

3.) Explain physical science topics associated with aircraft welding.

4.) Demonstrate the use of various types and applications of tools used in aviation welding technology, including inspection and cleaning.

5.) Select materials and equipment used in aircraft maintenance, including oxygen, acetylene, strikers, soapstone, gas fuel welding goggles, electric arc shields, welding booths, manifold systems and regulators, and various metals.

6.) Demonstrate practical gas fuel welding techniques.

•  Practicing safety procedures to be utilized in turning on, operating and securing gas welding equipment, including ensuring of safe operation
•  Interpreting printed directions, including laying out and fabricating repair parts from drawn prints and generating appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) forms required to install repair parts
•  Using orthographic blueprint procedures, including generating a drawing of a wooden block to simulate production
•  Demonstrating basic gas welding skills with and without a filler rod, including various types of joints utilized in aircraft construction
•  Demonstrating skill in gas fuel cutting procedures
•  Constructing plate projects
•  Constructing tube truss assembly projects
7.) Demonstrate practical electric arc welding techniques.

•  Practicing basic safety procedures to be utilized when operating electric arc welding equipment, including ensuring safe operation
•  Demonstrating basic welding techniques for various types of joints utilized in aircraft construction support welding
•  Utilizing drafting skills in gas fuel welding projects
•  Constructing plate projects utilizing various types of joints
Examples: edge, butt, lap

•  Constructing a square tubing project