Courses of Study: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics, Grade 9 - 12, Advanced Maritime Engineering, 2009

1.) Apply safety rules, regulations, and procedures associated with advanced maritime engineering, including first aid, fire, electricity, tools, and equipment.

2.) Analyze factors that affect air intake efficiency in marine engines, including engine design and valve timing.

•  Describing marine engine turbochargers
•  Differentiating among types of marine engine air cleaners
3.) Describe components of lubricating systems for marine engines.

•  Differentiating between maritime engine mechanical and electrical pressure indication systems, including maintenance techniques for each system
4.) Evaluate differences between maritime engine air-cooled and liquid-cooled systems for marine engines.

•  Explaining the operation of marine engine water manifolds and water pumps
•  Demonstrating proper maintenance techniques for marine engines, including hose replacements, radiator cleaning, coolant filters, thermostats, and coolant replacements
5.) Explain the purpose of blower fans and radiators on cooling systems of marine engines.

6.) Explain components of exhaust systems for marine engines, including exhaust manifold, muffler, piping, and turbocharger.

•  Demonstrating proper maintenance techniques for marine engines
7.) Explain the operation of fuel systems for marine engines, including maintenance techniques.

8.) Explain the operation and maintenance of starting systems for marine engines.

9.) Demonstrate service techniques necessary to overhaul marine engines.

10.) Demonstrate various system checks related to start-up activities for marine engines.

11.) Demonstrate start-up techniques for electric, air, and hydraulic starting systems in marine engines.

•  Discussing the importance of starting aids, including coolant heaters, oil heaters, and glow plugs for marine engines
12.) Utilize various gauge pressures of marine engines for performance evaluation.

13.) Demonstrate troubleshooting techniques for marine engines.