April 1 – 5, 2019 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM | $999
Marine Systems Intensives provide both conceptual and hands-on instruction. Students will handle components, watch demonstrations, learn to describe a system’s components and how they function, and will be able to perform specific tasks using industry best practices.
The school provides engines and components for demonstrations and hands-on practice through tear-down and reassembly and trouble-shooting and test running. Hand tools such as wrenches, sockets, and other necessary tools will be provided. Students will have access to amp-meters and multi-meters for electrical troubleshooting. The school provides an engine installation mock-up for training.
- Identify the key components of diesel engine systems.
- Describe what causes combustion in a diesel engine system and how to identify key differences betweengas and diesel engines.
- Disassemble and re-assemble an engine.
- Recognize failed, damaged, or worn components.
- Identify all the components in a diesel fuel system and what function each serves.
- Describe proper installation of a fuel system and identify appropriate materials to use in the system.
- Bleed the air out of the system.
- Identify problems common to diesel engines.
- Use reference materials to help with diagnosis.
- Diagnose and repair common problems with diesel engines.
- Properly perform common maintenance tasks for engine systems.
- Install an engine and related systems to American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) standards