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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. Student must score a minimum of 80% on the Electrical Methods and Techniques assessment to be eligible for graduation from the JD Tech program.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe electrical and electronic circuits on John Deere equipment.
  • Build, repair, and diagnose circuits in each application.
  • Use a digital multi-meter.
  • Identify and test electrical systems and devices.
  • Diagnose electrical systems with the aid of I.S.O. electrical symbols and locate the components of equipment.
  • 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 for Success" policies.

  • 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
     
     
    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.