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JD 215
John Deere Electronics


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 70

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:40


Description
Review of electrical fundamentals, basic electronics, and electrical diagnostics. Topics include techniques of electrical and electronic circuit diagnostics and reading electrical schematics.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits.
  • Build, repair, and diagnose circuits in each application.
  • Use a multi-meter to test diodes, relays, transistors, etc. as used in 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.
  • Student must score a minimum of 80% on the Electrical - Methods & Techniques - Assessment to be eligible for graduation from the JD TECH Program.
  • Students must score a minimum of 80% on the Electrical - Methods & Techniques - Assessment to be eligible for graduation from the JD TECH Program.

  • Course Topics
  • Review of electrical fundamentals
  • Introduction to basic electronics
  • Procedures and use of digital multi-meter in electrical circuits
  • Using electrical schematics
  • Function, operation, and testing of semiconductors and transistors
  • Microprocessor operation
  • Testing of tractor circuits
  • Electronic monitoring systems for planting and harvesting equipment
  • Safety

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JD 215
    Summer 2013
    1371
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 215
    Spring 2012
    1371
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 215
    Spring 2012
    1371
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 215
    Summer 2011
    1367
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 215
    Spring 2010
    1367
    Don Cort


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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