Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

MARR 133 - Marine Finish Systems (4)

  • Prerequisite: ENG 19 and/or ENG 21, OR ESL 13 & 14, OR Placement in ENG 22/60 or ESL 23; MATH 9, OR Placement in MATH 24/50/53
  • Co-requisite: MARR 154, 152, 153
  • MARR majors only

MARR majors only. This course covers the fundamental techniques involved in the application of modern marine finishes. Projects stress proper and effi cient surface preparation. Hands-on experience in the use of the siphon gun, pressure pot system, and HVLP systems is also included. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards and industry best practices.

120 hrs. lect./lab. per term

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of MARR 133, the student will be able to:

  • Perform refinish survey to determine scope of work.
  • Perform surface preparation including selection of tools and abrasives.
  • Calculate material cost of refinishing project
  • Perform brightwork finishing and refinishing.
  • Calculate air compressor requirements for finish systems and identify function of the air delivery system components.
  • State and perform safety checks of Breathing Air System.
  • Perform set-up and adjustment of Siphon Gun, Conventional Pressure Pot, and High Volume low-pressure Spray (HVLP) application systems including nozzle, needle, and air cap selection.
  • Perform maintenance and clean up of equipment.
  • Perform wet sanding and polishing of defects
  • Perform maintenance of Spray Booth.

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