ADVANCED FUEL SYSTEMS FOR BOATS
A detailed examination of the requirements
for safe, reliable, and cost-effective fuel systems for boats.
Course No.: TT 501
This comprehensive distance-learning course
provides instruction in safe, reliable, and practical fuel systems for both
diesel- and gasoline-engine boats.
Topics include: Applicable standards;
fuel-system piping and filter requirements; fuel-piping manifolds;
anti-siphoning protection; access and fastening requirements; diesel-specific
fuel piping considerations and day-tank piping; fuel-transfer pumps; return-oil
coolers; fuel-line valves; calculating fuel consumption; calculating tank
capacity and weight; specifying fuel hoses, hose clamps, and piping; tank
fastening; considerations in tank location; protection against corrosion;
restrictions and recommendations for location of openings in fuel tanks; tank
vent requirements and installation; fuel fills; fuel take-offs; common problems
related to spills at vents and fills; tank construction; choice and selection
of tank materials; requirements and recommendations for baffles and baffle
openings; fuel-tank labels; tank pressure tests; flexible bladder tanks.
descriptive terminology used in boat construction. A computer with reliable
Internet access and email is required.
Number of Lessons: A 5-lesson course
that can be completed in about thirty-five hours of study.
services, Westlawn textbooks, and study guide.
plus $100 per month enrollment fee.
Award: Certificate of
Corrosion in Boats & Fiberglass
Boatbuilding Materials & Methods
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