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JD 205
John Deere Hydraulics


Credits: 9
Clock Hours per Quarter: 120

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:60    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. Student may not earn credit in both JD 205 and JDAS 205.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Knowledge of the basic theory of operation of the hydraulic systems used on John Deere equipment.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate the theory of operation of an open and closed center hydraulic system.
  • Demonstrate the theory of hydraulic pump and motor operation.
  • Demonstrate the theory of closed center, constant and variable pressure hydraulic system operation.
  • Diagnose problems of an open and closed center hydraulic system.
  • Disassemble and repair a hydraulic component following tech manual instructions and specifications.
  • 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.
  • Student must score a minimum of 80% on the Hydraulics - Methods & Techniques - Assessment to be eligible for graduation from the JD TECH Program.

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

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JD 205
    Winter 2013
    1348
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 205
    Fall 2011
    1348
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 205
    Winter 2011
    1348
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 205
    Fall 2009
    1348
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 205
    Winter 2009
    1348
    Del Wilde


    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.