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JD 105
John Deere Hydraulics


Credits: 8
Clock Hours per Quarter: 110

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50    Lab Hours:60


Description
The principles and application of fluid flow and hydraulic components are discussed. Testing and repair of low- pressure and high-pressure systems and control circuits are explained, demonstrated, and practiced. Offered to second year students only. Formerly JD 205.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic theory of operation of the hydraulic systems used on John Deere equipment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of testing and diagnosing hydraulic system problems.
  • Repair various hydraulic components by using a technical manual.
  • Explain proper maintenance procedures on hydraulic systems.
  • Calculate hydraulic pressure and flow using Pascal's law.
  • Describe the operation of an open and closed center hydraulic system.
  • Describe the operation of hydraulic pump and motor operation.
  • Describe the operation of closed center, constant and variable pressure hydraulic system operation.
  • Disassemble and repair a hydraulic component following tech manual instructions and specifications.
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize a flow meter and test gauges to measure performance in a hydraulic system.
  • Identify the symbols on an ISO hydraulic diagram and locate the components on equipment.

  • Course Topics
  • Safety
  • Fundamentals of basic hydraulic systems
  • Open center systems
  • Closed center systems
  • Pressure/Flow compensated systems

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JD 105
    Winter 2014
    1348
    Cullen Coulston


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.