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Construction MechanicBasic, Volume 1NAVEDTRA 14264
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THE COURSE: This self-study course is organized into subject matter areas, each containing learningobjectives to help you determine what you should learn along with text and illustrations to help youunderstand the information. The subject matter reflects day-to-day requirements and experiences ofpersonnel in the rating or skill area. It also reflects guidance provided by Enlisted Community Managers(ECMs) and other senior personnel, technical references, instructions, etc., and either the occupational ornaval standards, which are listed in the Manual of Navy Enlisted Manpower Personnel Classificationsand Occupational Standards, NAVPERS 18068.
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1998 Edition Prepared byCMC(SCW) Charles Lathan
Published byNAVAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTAND TECHNOLOGY CENTER
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1. Technical Adminstration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1
2. Principles of an Internal Combustion Engine. . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1
3. Construction of an Internal Combustion Engine . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1
4. Gasoline Fuel Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1
5. Diesel Fuel Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-1
6. Cooling and Lubricating Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1
I. Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AI-1
II. Answer Key. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AII-1
III. References Used To Develop This TRAMAN. . . . . . . . . . . AIII-1
INDEX. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . INDEX-l
NONRESIDENT TRAINING COURSE follows Index
SUMMARY OF CONSTRUCTIONMECHANIC BASIC
Construction Mechanic Basic, Volume 1, NAVEDTRA 14264, consists ofchapters on Technical Adminstration; Principles of an Internal Combustion Engine;Construction of an Internal Combustion Engine; Gasoline Fuel Systems; FuelDiesel Fuel Systems; and Cooling and Lubricating Systems.
Construction Mechanic Basic, Volume 2, NAVEDTRA 14273, consists ofchapters on Basic Automotive Electricity; Automotive Electrical Circuits andWiring; Hydraulic and Pneumatics Systems; Automotive Clutches andTransmissions; Drive Lines, Differentials, Axles, and Power Train Accessories;Construction Equipment Power Trains; Brakes; and Automotive Chassis and Body.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR TAKING THE COURSE
The text pages that you are to study are listed atthe beginning of each assignment. Study thesepages carefully before attempting to answer thequestions. Pay close attention to tables andillustrations and read the learning objectives.The learning objectives state what you should beable to do after studying the material. Answeringthe questions correctly helps you accomplish theobjectives.
SELECTING YOUR ANSWERS
Read each question carefully, then select theBEST answer. You may refer freely to the text.The answers must be the result of your ownwork and decisions. You are prohibited fromreferring to or copying the answers of others andfrom giving answers to anyone else taking thecourse.
SUBMITTING YOUR ASSIGNMENTS
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Follow the instructions for marking youranswers on the answer sheet. Be sure that blocks1, 2, and 3 are filled in correctly. Thisinformation is necessary for your course to beproperly processed and for you to receive creditfor your work.
Courses must be completed within 12 monthsfrom the date of enrollment. This includes timerequired to resubmit failed assignments.
PASS/FAIL ASSIGNMENT PROCEDURES
If your overall course score is 3.2 or higher, youwill pass the course and will not be required toresubmit assignments. Once your assignmentshave been graded you will receive coursecompletion confirmation.
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NAVAL RESERVE RETIREMENT CREDIT
If you are a member of the Naval Reserve, youwill receive retirement points if you areauthorized to receive them under currentdirectives governing retirement of NavalReserve personnel. For Naval Reserveretirement, this course is evaluated at 8 points.(Refer to Administrative Procedures for NavalReservists on Inactive Duty, BUPERSINST1001.39, for more information abo