ERIC Number: ED349381
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
General Mechanical Repair. Minor Automotive Maintenance, Small Engine [Repair, and] Welding: Student Manual.
This document is a student manual for a general mechanical repair course. Following a list of common essential elements of trade and industrial education, the manual is divided into three sections. The first section, on minor automotive maintenance, contains 13 units: automotive shop safety; engine principles; fuel system operation and repair; electrical system; ignition systems; lubrication systems; engine cooling system; exhaust system; wheels and tires; brake and bearing systems; frame, suspension, and steering; drive line; and cleaning the car. Six units on small engine repair in section 2 are contains 13 units: as follows: engine principles; principles of carburetion; lubrication systems; starter systems; measurement and instruments; and troubleshooting. The third section contains six units on welding: introduction to welding; oxyacetylene welding positions and applications; using the cutting torch; introduction to shielded metal arc welding; welding joints and positions; and metallic inert-gas welding. Each unit has the following elements: unit name; topic; essential elements; unit objective; specific objective(s); basic academic skills application; transparency masters; assignment sheet(s); and job sheet(s). Three appendices contain formulas, tools, and tool list. (NLA)
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Basic Skills, Hand Tools, High Schools, Job Skills, Language Arts, Machine Repairers, Machine Tools, Mathematics Skills, Occupational Safety and Health, Repair, Small Engine Mechanics, Special Needs Students, Trade and Industrial Education, Welding, Writing Skills
Educational Development and Training Center, East Texas State University, Commerce, TX 75429 (order no. TI-125-SM).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: East Texas State Univ., Commerce. Educational Development and Training Center.
Note: For related documents, see CE 061 027-028.