Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

ABRP 79 - Structural Straightening Techniques (3)

  • Prerequisite: ABRP 65
  • Co-requisite: ABRP 78, 80

ABRP majors only. Students will learn, practice, and demonstrate their skills as they relate to diff erent anchoring systems, and their set-up. This course will further introduce students to the theory and practice of various straightening techniques and systems.

90 hrs. total. 6 hrs. lect.; 18 hrs. lab. per week over 3.75 weeks

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of ABRP 79, the student will be able to:

  • Properly mount and anchor a vehicle to a pulling system
  • Select and set up different types of pulling equipment
  • Understand the proper techniques needed to be used when working with high strength steel in collision repairs
  • Understand hot and cold stress relief methods in the repair of collision damaged parts
  • Understand the techniques used to pull and straighten a front end damaged vehicle
  • Understand the techniques used to pull and straighten a rear end damaged vehicle
  • Understand the techniques used to pull and straighten a vehicle with side impact damage

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