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JD 115
John Deere Electrical


Credits: 8
Clock Hours per Quarter: 120

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:80


Description
Provides basic electrical principles and applications of magnetism, electromagnetism, and the safe utilization of electrical test meters. Principles of operation, testing and repair of ignition systems, cranking systems, and charging systems are demonstrated and practiced. Student may not earn credit for both JD 115 and JDAS 115.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Knowledge of the basics of electricity and application to John Deere equipment.
  • Properly use various electrical testing devices.
  • Read electrical diagrams.
  • Diagnose electrical problems.
  • Knowledge of solid state electronics as applied to John Deere equipment.
  • Use Ohm's Law to demonstrate / predict DC electrical behavior.
  • Able to measure the voltage and current flow in electrical circuits.
  • Demonstrate proficient use of a digital multi-meter.
  • Able to recognize and test electrical components and devices.
  • Identify the symbols on an ISO electrical diagram and locate the components on equipment.
  • Use ISO schematics in diagnostic procedures.
  • Ability to follow diagnostic and repair procedures.

  • Course Topics
  • Specialized Electrical/Electronics Training
  • Batteries
  • Cranking Circuits
  • Charging Systems
  • Safety

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JD 115
    Winter 2014
    1366
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 115
    Spring 2013
    1366
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 115
    Summer 2012
    1366
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 115
    Spring 2011
    1366
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 115
    Summer 2010
    1360
    Les Echtenkamp


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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