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Aircraft Composite Repair

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Course Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost starts at: $3,000

Next Start Date:

April 27, 2021

This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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About this Course


This is the fourth course in the Certificate in Aircraft Composite Materials & Manufacturing. This final course examines the repair of aircraft composite materials. Featuring a team of instructors representing academia and industry, repair methods and considerations will be taught utilizing practical industry examples. Understand typical in-service damage types, sources and causes for composites and metals. Learn the key differences in damage detection techniques and repair criteria for composites and metals and explore the differences in repair methods for composite and metal structures. Identify advantages of composite bonded and bolted repair methods. Analyze common maintenance issues including paint removal and repainting of structures and bond/ground maintenance.

Topics include:

  • Examples of in-service damage
  • Typical types and sources of damage
  • Damage detection processes
  • Non-structural repair techniques
  • Structural repair techniques
  • Bolted repair methods
  • Bonded repair methods

Program Overview

To earn this certificate, you must complete the first two courses and either the third or fourth course.

 

You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

Learning Format

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Online

Meet your instructors

Brian Flinn

Research Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington

K. B. Das

Affiliate Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington 

NONCREDIT COURSE

You'll earn 3 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit courses.

This is the credit course M E 599.

Online

Meet your instructors

Brian Flinn

Research Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington

K. B. Das

Affiliate Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington 

Credit Course

You’ll earn 3 academic credits for successfully completing this course. Learn more about credit courses

This is the credit course MSE 599.

Online

Meet your instructors

Brian Flinn

Research Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington

K. B. Das

Affiliate Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington 

Credit Course

You’ll earn 3 academic credits for successfully completing this course. Learn more about credit courses

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