ACT 231 Advanced Structural Damage Diagnosis & Repair

3 Credit Hours • 67.5 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Prerequisite: ACT 101 or concurrent enrollment, ACT 131 or concurrent enrollment, ACT 132 or concurrent enrollment

Covers major automotive body repair in vehicles with major damage on conventional structures and unibody structures. Student learns the operation of equipment and techniques used to straighten and align damaged frames. Identification and analysis of frames, hot and cold stress relieving, servicing, and sectioning of structural frames are also included. Liability issues and the importance of making these corrections according to the manufacturer’s recommendations and industry standards are emphasized.