School of Agriculture

and

Natural Resources

 

Diesel Trouble Shooting



Contest Description and Objectives:

The contest will consist of nozzle testing and analysis, diesel fuel system and engine parts identification and a written quiz based on the diesel engine. Identical malfunctions will be
installed in each injection nozzle and they will be checked by the contest committee to assure uniformity. Each contestant will complete a quiz on his/her knowledge of the diesel engine/fuel system which will count as 25% of the points in scoring the contest. The contestant will identify parts and components found on the diesel engine/fuel system which will count as 25% of the points in scoring the contest. Each contestant will test and possibly adjust a set of injection nozzles. They will follow the usual test procedures for injection nozzles and record their findings on a sheet which will be provided. Technical materials, tools and test equipment will be provided.


Team Composition:


2 students per team and a maximum of 3 teams per school.


Contest Rules

1. The judges will observe progress of nozzle analysis, but not interfere with the individual unless such progress is damaging to the equipment or to the safety of the contestants.

2. Contestant are to wear safety glasses in the contest. Each contestant will supply their own glasses.

3. Individuals will be limited to 30 minutes for properly diagnosing and possible repair of the injection nozzles.


Contest Location and Starting Time(s)

Marshall Hall Room 125 at 10:30 a.m.


Prizes:

High Team - Certificate
High Individual - Certificate and Scholarship
Second High Individual - Certificate


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