Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

MARR 251 - Composite Production (3)

  • Placement in ENG 22/60 or ESL 23; MATH 9, OR Placement in MATH 24/50/53
  • Prerequisite or Co-requisite: MARR 250
  • Co-requisite: MARR 240, 241, 243

This course uses a production mold to produce a boat hull. Chopper gun techniques, adjustment, and maintenance are covered and PVC foam cores are installed with vacuum bag techniques. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards and industry best practices.

90 hrs. lect./lab. per term

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of MARR 251, the student will be able to:

  • Practice gel coat application
  • Practice hand laminating techniques
  • Become more adept in the use of the chopper gun
  • Practice vacuum bag molding techniques for core installation
  • Practice demolding techniques
  • Understand how to calculate the amount and type of materials to be used

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