Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

AMT 121 - Introduction to Composite Manufacturing

Class: 2 Credits: 2
This course is an overview of typical composite materials manufacturing practices.

Course Topics:
  • Carbon and glass composites
  • Vacuum infusion
  • Carbonization
  • Resins and polymerization reactions
  • Composite manufacturing equipment and consumables

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
  • Safety Glasses
  • Calculator-(TI-30xa preferred)

Grading System:
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Summarize the need for and increasing demand for composite manufacturing.
  2. Describe the equipment needed to perform carbonization processing and vacuum infusions.
  3. Outline the operating parameters and conditions that facilitate successful carbonization and vacuum infusions.
  4. Describe the work flow in common composite processes (layup, bagging, vacuum testing, polymer mixing, temp and process settings).

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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