RECOMMEND PLACEMENT OF TERMINAL EQUIPMENT
In this lesson, you will learn the advantages and disadvantages of different types of pipes, fittings, valves, and
pipeline/terminal equipment; how to select the correct pipe and equipment for use in particular pipeline and
terminal areas; and how to assign identification markings to valves, tanks, pipelines, and pumps within a
The soldier will supervise the identification, operation, and maintenance of a petroleum pipeline/terminal
equipment and Inland Petroleum Distribution System (IPDS) including pipes, valves, and strainers; design a
numbering system for manifolds, valves, tanks, and pipelines; recommend and verify placement of valves on the
petroleum manifold system and pipeline in preparation for receiving and dispensing product; verify appropriate
entries on DA Form 2404 (Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Worksheet) and DA Form 5988-E (Equipment
Inspection Maintenance Worksheet), correct deficiencies; and identify environmental considerations.
Terminal Learning Objective:
The soldier will direct petroleum pump station operations; verify that flow control procedures are
according to the pumping order; interpret pump graph data to determine pump discharge head,
brake horsepower, efficiency, and required engine speed; observe proper safety precautions;
and identify environmental considerations.
Condition: Given subcourse QM 5096.
Standards: The soldier must score a minimum of 70 percent on the end of subcourse examination.