ERIC Number: ED246299
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Heavy Duty Mechanics Apprenticeship Training, Module One. Volume I.
Batchelor, Leslie A.; Abercrombie, Richard, Ed.
This training manual, the first of two volumes, comprises the first six blocks in a nine-block in-service training course for apprentices working in heavy duty mechanics. Addressed in the individual blocks included in this volume are the following topics: shop equipment and practices; procedures for starting, moving, and stopping equipment; the principles and theory of hydraulics; brakes; power trains; and frames, suspensions, running gear, and working attachments (bearings and seals; track machine undercarriages; track machine final drives; track machine steering; wheel machine suspensions; tires, rims, and wheels; wheel machine final drives; wheel machine steering and front suspension; and working attachments). Each block contains a section on parts theory that gives the purpose, topics, operations, and applications of the parts and systems being discussed; a set of questions on parts theory; a section on scheduled maintenance and service repair; a set of questions on service; and a list of validated tasks to be completed during the course of daily on-the-job routines. The manual is illustrated with photographs and drawings. (MN)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Auto Mechanics, Electricity, Engines, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Foreign Countries, Hand Tools, Hydraulics, Inservice Education, Job Skills, Machine Tools, Measurement, Measurement Equipment, Mechanical Skills, Mechanics (Process), On the Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Safety, School Shops, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Services Branch, Ministry of Education, 878 Viewfield Road, Victoria, BC V9A 4V1 (Set of two volumes--$15.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria.
Identifiers - Location: Canada