Course Title: Aerospace Material 2

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5021 Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace) (Mechanical)

Course Title: Aerospace Material 2

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Course Contact: Steven Bevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137

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Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training on non metallic aerospace materials and related processes.
This course develops an understanding of the structure, properties and the use of polymeric materials, composite materials and adhesives in engineering applications. As well as corrosion (its affects and its prevention), prevention, and principles of methods of non-destructive inspection.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

AERO5393 Aerospace Materials 1

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH746 Aerospace Material 2


1. Explain and conduct tests to demonstrate the properties of plastics used in the aerospace industry.

2. Explain the classifications, characteristics and quality requirements of adhesive used in the aerospace industry.

3. Explain and analyse the use of composites in aircraft construction and the distribution of stresses within a composite section.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks to aerospace standards.