ERIC Number: ED318922
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Diesel Fundamentals. Teacher Edition (Revised).
Clark, Elton; And Others
This module is one of a series of teaching guides that cover diesel mechanics. The module contains 4 sections and 19 units. Section A--Orientation includes the following units: introduction to diesel mechanics and shop safety; basic shop tools; test equipment and service tools; fasteners; bearings; and seals. Section B--Engine Principles and Components includes: engine operating principles; cylinder head assembly; piston and connecting rod assemblies; camshafts, gear train, and engine timing; cylinder blocks and liners; and crankshafts and bearings. The topics covered in Section C--Auxiliary Systems are: lubricants and lubrication systems; coolants and cooling systems; air intake and exhaust systems; and engine brakes and retarders. Section D--Maintenance covers: preventive maintenance; troubleshooting and testing of engines; and tune-up and adjustment. Each instructional unit follows a standard format that includes some or all of these eight basic components: performance objectives, suggested activities for teachers and students, information sheets, assignment sheets, job sheets, visual aids, tests, and answers to tests and assignment sheets. All of the unit components focus on measurable and observable learning outcomes and are designed for use in more than one lesson or class period. Instructional task analyses are also included. (SK)
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Diesel Engines, Entry Workers, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Maintenance, Motor Vehicles, Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Small Engine Mechanics, Teaching Methods, Test Items, Units of Study
Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074-4364 (order no. CN400020: $25.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mid-America Vocational Curriculum Consortium, Stillwater, OK.
Note: For related documents, see ED 227 245, ED 317 823, and CE 054 852-853.