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JD 135
John Deere Tractor Performance


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:10    Lab Hours:40


Description
Provides proper performance of John Deere agricultural tractors. Techniques and procedures for determining percentage of tractor slippage and ballast are demonstrated, practiced and corrections made in actual field conditions. Dynamometer operation, test procedures, and safety are demonstrated.   Student may not earn credit for both JD 135 and JDAS 135.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Make proper ballasting adjustments to a tractor depending on type of implement, field
  • Knowledge of factors that effect engine performance.
  • Properly dynamometer test and evaluate for proper repair or adjustment.

  • Course Topics
  • Performance Factors
  • Dynamometer
  • Ballasting
  • Safety

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JD 135
    Fall 2012
    1346
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 135
    Fall 2010
    1346
    Les Echtenkamp / Don Cort
    JD 135
    Fall 2008
    1346
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 135
    Fall 2006
    0648
    Del Wilde
    JD 135
    Fall 2004
    0648
    Del Wilde


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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

    *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.