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JD 131
Engine Testing, Repair, and Performance


Credits: 10
Clock Hours per Quarter: 140

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:60    Lab Hours:80


Description
Provides basic physical principles, operation and construction of two- and four- stroke cycle engines. Topics include disassembly, inspection, measurement, reassembly, and adjustments to engine components. Formerly JD 110, 130, and 135.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explain operation of John Deere engines.
  • Identify engine lubricants, lubrication systems, cooling systems, and intake and exhaust systems.
  • Disassemble and reassemble an engine using recommended procedures.
  • Test for proper engine performance using a dynamometer.
  • Communicate the complaint, the cause, and the action taken to correct the problem.
  • Use software applications and technical equipment appropriate for task.
  • Exhibit professionalism as listed in "Guidelines to Success" policies.

  • Course Topics
  • Engine principles
  • Pre-disassembly
  • Engine removal
  • Engine disassembly, inspection and cleaning
  • Cylinder reconditioning
  • Piston rings
  • Pistons
  • Rods, bearings, and oil pumps
  • Crankshaft
  • Engine assembly
  • Engine installation
  • Dynamometer
  • Engine break-in procedures
  • Performance factors

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

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