A SPECIFICATION FOR BUS MAINTENANCE MANUALS

The purpose of this specification report is to provide assistance to organizations responsible for producing or procuring instructional materials for bus maintenance manuals. Based on the premise that significant gains in maintenance productivity can be achieved through reductions in mechanic errors, these specifications delineate the characteristics required of maintenance manuals to be of maximum usability to online maintenance personnel. This specification report covers maintenance procedures including preventive, corrective, and diagnostic actions. Non-procedural items such as theory of operations, equipment specifications, descriptive accounts of support equipment and tools, schematics, etc., are not included in this report. The specification is organized to cover two broad topics: (1) the design of instructional materials, and (2) the process through which the instructional materials must be taken to meet the design criteria. The design criteria are structured around a presentation style known as the Job Performance Aid (JPA). The development process refers to the transformation of technical data into specific instructions for use in maintenance manuals. This report provides a glossary of terms as well as an index of terms. (UMTA)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Xyzyx Information Corporation

    Canoga Park, CA  United States 

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Inaba, K
    • Engelschall, J
    • Barr, W
    • Gold, D
  • Publication Date: 1980-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: 122 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00331242
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Urban Mass Transportation Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-IT-06-0235-81-1Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-72022
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1982 12:00AM