PREFACEThis study guide was prepared to augment the oral presentation of the.S_equcntiti& !$ve.nt_sControl System course, number A-315. It is organized tocorrespond to the instructor's procedure in presenting the concept of the system'soperation and mechanization. The accordant text arrangement affords the studentthe advantage of review, with printed material, that is in the same sequence asthe verbal presentation.Consequently, the format contributes directly to recallmemory and is, therefore, conducive to prolonged retention extending the effective-ness of the course.The study guide enhances the course and facilitates further learning byproviding the physical convenience of having immediately before the student, thesame illustrations and documentation that is utilized by the instructor in theform of transparency projections, charts, and drawings. The necessity for takingnotes is minimized, as is the possibility of inadvertently missing portions ofthe explanation because of the difficulties inherent in distinguishing distant
aids.The accounts and descriptions of the Sequential Svents Control System,._. -_- ---....-- ,.__,the Launch.Escape Syste_m, the Rnergency Detection System, and the Earth_ Landi=System--contained herein are intendedJo'a@pkonly 'to-the first manned flight_ofthexpollo Spacecraft.Unmanned Boilerplate and Space%& "flights will, inmost instances,have very similar configurations with slight modifications and/oradditions depending upon mission objectives and are usually less sophisticated.This document is intended for training purposes only and is not subjectto scheduled revision.Questions relative to the information contained in this document shouldbe directed to:W. A. WaddellT. S. GillandApollo Logistics Training, ~/6’/1-1@NAA, S&ID Downey, California&tension 4325, 6, or 7.