Propeller (APM307) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Propeller APM307 3 2 0 4 7
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Experiment, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Erk İNGER
  • Research Assistant Heyecan Utke Koyuncuoğlu
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Theory and operation of propellers including ice control, governors, balancing, synchronizing, and propeller lubrication. Includes service and repair of fixed-pitch, constant speed, and feathering propellers. Various propeller configurations (constant speed, variable pitch, etc.) will be covered in detail.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The skills of understanding, explaining and using the fundamental concepts of propellers and blade theory.
  • To develop students’ basic knowledge of different types of propeller materials.
  • To develop student’s skills of propeller maintenance.
Course Content Fundamentals, propeller construction, propeller pitch control, propeller synchronizing, propeller ice protection, propeller maintenance, propeller storage and preservation.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Fundamentals (Module 17.1)
2 Propeller Construction (Module 17.2)
3 Propeller Construction (Module 17.2)
4 Propeller Pitch Control (Module 17.3)
5 Propeller Pitch Control (Module 17.3)
6 1. Midterm Exam
7 Propeller Synchronising (Module 17.4)
8 Propeller Synchronising (Module 17.4)
9 Propeller Ice Protection (Module 17.5)
10 Propeller Ice Protection (Module 17.5)
11 2. Midterm Exam
12 Propeller Maintenance (Module 17.6)
13 Propeller Maintenance (Module 17.6)
14 Propeller Storage and Preservation (Module 17.7)
15 Propeller Storage and Preservation (Module 17.7)
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. TTS Module 17

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory 14 20
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 17 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply airframe and powerplant maintenance skills for the candidates to prepare for the EASA JAR 66 certification.
2 To learn the technical terms and concepts in order to communicate verbally and in writing about the maintenance procedures, reports and results.
3 An ability to apply of knowledge and skills in solving aircraft maintenance problems.
4 An ability to understand and apply fundamental sciences and forethoughts the facts and precautions (such as physics).
5 The knowledge of operating principles of aircraft, and fundamental principles of aircraft flight and maintenance.
6 A standard and widespread understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 Knowledge of the importance of the application of maintenance procedures correctly.
8 Knowledge of personal safety.
9 An ability to perform inspection techniques.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 5 80
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 15 30
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 25 25
Total Workload 135