AVT - AVIATION TECHNOLOGIES

AVT-100 Introduction to Aeronautics

This course is a study of the science, theory, and practice of designing, building, and operating aircraft. Topics considered include a brief history of the evolution of aviation and aircraft, basic aircraft design and flight controls, aircraft systems, navigation, air law, airport operations, and weather. Aeronautical decision-making, concept application, and practical applications will be stressed. Credits [4]. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

AVT-115 Aviation Meteorology

This course is a study of current aviation weather concepts and modeling as applied to the aviation industry. Topics considered include a brief history of the evolution of weather theory, the impact of computer modeling systems, and advances in weather data collection. Weather Systems concept application and practical Aviation Weather as used in an operational environment will be stressed. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

AVT-210 Introduction to Aircraft Avionics I

This course is the first in a two course sequence. It is a study of the electronics and computer technologies that have revolutionized the aircraft industry. Topics considered include; avionics bus systems used for fly-by-wire intra-aircraft communications, types of digital communications signals used, basic digital logic, various valid input and output levels, and digital states. Avionics system architectures, concept applications, and practical aircraft usage will be stressed. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [3.00]

Credits

4

AVT-240 Introduction to Aviation Safety

This course is a study of the developments in Human Factors, Accident Investigations and Risk Management as applied to the aviation industry. The impact of automation systems and practical Aircraft Accident Investigation will be studied. Familiarity with aviation safety regulations and best practices will be stressed. Students will gain factual and conceptual knowledge which will help them conduct current and future aviation operation in a professional and safe manner. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

AVT-100