ERIC Number: ED126343
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Fireman: Naval Rate Training Manual and Nonresident Career Course.
Naval Education and Training Command, Pensacola, FL.
The Rate Training Manual and the Nonresident Career Course (RTM/NRCC) was prepared to assist the fireman apprentice to qualify and to advance to fireman in the Navy. The manual is designed for individual study and provides subject matter that relates directly to the occupational qualifications of the fireman rating. Fireman is one of the lower ratings in the engineering department, which is organized for the efficient operation, maintenance, and repair of the ship's propulsion plant, auxiliary machinery, and piping systems. The areas covered include: (1) administrative and operational functions of the engineering department; (2) various laws and phenomena of nature related to engineering fundamentals; (3) principles and types of ship propulsion; (4) areas of operation in basic steam cycles; (5) operating principles of boilers; (6) components of the steam turbines and reduction gears; (7) location and function of auxiliary machinery and equipment; (8) measurement instruments; (9) pumps, valves, and piping; (10) different shipboard electrical equipment; (11) internal combustion engines; and (12) engineering watches and duties. A glossary of engineering terms and the metric system are appended and an index is included. A series of six assignments is provided in the NRCC to assist the student through the training manual. (Author/EC)
Descriptors: Engineering, Engineering Technicians, Engines, Equipment Maintenance, Fluid Mechanics, Guides, Hydraulics, Job Training, Occupational Information, Ocean Engineering, Study Guides
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 0502-LP-052-6010)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Naval Education and Training Command, Pensacola, FL.