CURRICULUM AND PROGRAMS FOR UPGRADING AUTOMOBILE DRIVER QUALIFICATIONS TO CLASS ONE
UCHEBIY PLAN I PROGRAMMY DLIA POVYSHENIIA KVALIFIKATSII VODITELEI AVTOMOBILEI NA PERVYI KLASS.
The goal of these programs is to widen the driver's technical scope of interest, to broaden his knowledge of automobile theory, of the construction of nationally produced heavy-loaders and cross-country vehicles, of the rules of operation, maintenance, and repair of rolling stock, and of traffic safety. Emphasis is upon the most recent models Kr A3-257, GAS-66, ZIL-131. Theoretical lessons utilize visual aids, machinery, models, charts, films, etc. Practical work, (e.g. rolling stock repair is carried out in auto transport concerns as well as in the classroom. The various sections of the pamphlet delineate qualification requirements for drivers of the first class, foundations of automotive construction, the engine (theory of internal combustion engines, crank-shaft mechanisms, cooling system, lubrication, and gas distribution), the supply system (carburator and diesel engines), electrical equipment, chassis, and transmission. Further chapters cover the operation, maintenance, and repair of the rollong stock, including the new planning system, economic stimulation of automotive transport, the concept of transfinplan, the transportation of cargoes, traffs, and wages. Automobile theory includes the forces acting upon the automobile during traffic, the concept of weight balance, deceleration, stability, and trafficability. The section on traffic rules and traffic safety concerns itself with road signs, signals, special conditions, transportation of passengers and cargoes, railroad crossings, civil defense, and driver's responsibility in regard to traffic regulations.
Council of Ministers of the Union of USSRState Committee on Professional Technical Education
- Publication Date: 1969
- Pagination: 48 p.
- TRT Terms: Automotive engineering; Driver training; Freight transportation; Maintenance; Traffic regulations; Traffic safety; Vehicle power plants
- Uncontrolled Terms: Traffic laws
- Old TRIS Terms: Automobile engines
- Subject Areas: Freight Transportation; Highways; Law; Maintenance and Preservation; Safety and Human Factors; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00072220
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jun 5 1976 12:00AM