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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ABOD 1020 - Auto Body Sheet Metal

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course covers sheet metal repair processes for minor damage. Students will use tools and equipment on actual sheet metal panels and damaged vehicle panels. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Sheet metal safety
  2. Sheet metal specialty tools
  3. Auto body hand tools
  4. Metal, sheet metal straightening methods
  5. Sheet metal damage
  6. Straightening steps

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. describe different types of metals used in vehicle construction.
  2. explain the strength ratings of metals.
  3. summarize the deformation effects of impacts on steel.
  4. use a hammer and dolly to straighten metal.
  5. demonstrate how to bump dents with spoons.
  6. list the steps for shrinking metal.

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