ARMY TM 9-6116-666-13&P
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-505-1
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the power plant. It is divided into three sections, as follows:
Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
This section provides general information about this manual and the related forms and records. Instructions
are provided for making equipment improvement recommendations. Coverage includes a reference to the TM
that contains instructions on destruction of materiel to prevent enemy use. Also, a nomenclature cross-
reference list is provided.
Section II. EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION
This section describes the power plant capabilities, characteristics, and features. It provides basic equipment
data and shows the locations of major power plant components. Descriptions of the major components are also
Section III. PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
This section provides functional description of the power plant.
CHAPTER 2. OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Chapter 2 provides instructions for operating the power plant. The chapter is divided into four sections, as
Section I. DESCRIPTION AND USE OF OPERATOR'S CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
This section provides references to the applicable generator set technical manuals and trailer technical
manuals. Those references contain information on operator's controls and indicators for the generator sets and
trailers. Detailed coverage is provided for the power plant switch box controls and indicators.
Section II. OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
This section contains detailed instructions for the before, during, and after operation preventive maintenance
checks and services that the operator must perform. Coverage includes all operator PMCS for the generator
sets and trailers that make up the power plant. Operator PMCS for the switch box used on the power plant is
Section III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
This section contains instructions for preparing the power plant for use and operating them under normal
conditions. Coverage includes instructions for connecting power plant load to the switch box and operating the
switch box. This section also covers preparation of the power plant for movement to a new worksite.
Section IV. OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
This section provides references to the applicable generator set and trailer technical manuals.
CHAPTER 3. OPERATOR MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Chapter 3 covers maintenance of the power plant that is to be performed by the operator. Its purpose is to
provide you with the information you need to keep the equipment in good operating condition. The chapter is
divided into three sections, as follows:
Section I. OPERATOR LUBRICATION
This section provides references to the applicable lubrication instructions.