ABCT2055 Panel Replacement and Restoring Corrosion Protection

The student will learn how vehicles are manufactured which will allow them to understand crush factors in accidents. The student will learn how to restore the vehicles to pre-accident condition as proper procedures for panel replacement will control all safety features of the vehicles such as air bag deployment and seat belt operation. The student will learn the proper techniques that will be required in the welding processes as there are different metals within the structure which require different welding methods. The student will understand the different corrosion protection methods on interior and exterior panels.




ABCT1160, ABCT2000, ABCT2006, and ABCT2051

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Identify procedures for rail replacement
Identify the proper joint to be used in panel repair
Select the proper procedure for inner panel replacement
Select the proper procedure for rocker panel replacement
Select the proper procedure for "b" pillar replacement
Describe causes of corrosion protection
Restore corrosion protection coatings
Demonstrate the proper welds
Prepare safe work stations
Demonstrate proper inner structural parts replacement
Demonstrate procedure for front sheet metal replacement
Select proper procedure for rear body replacement
Select proper procedure for floor pan replacement

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details