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John Deere Tractor Performance

Course Number: JD 135
Credits: 3
Hours per Quarter: 50

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 Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Ability to make proper ballasting adjustments to a tractor depending on type of implement, field
B. Knowledge of factors that effect engine performance.
C. Ability to properly dynamometer test and evaluate for proper repair or adjustment.


Syllabi Listing
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
Les Echtenkamp
JD 135
Fall 2004
0648
Del Wilde
JD 135
Winter 2004
2648
Del Wilde
JD 135
Fall 2002
2648
Del Wilde



Two Year Projected Schedule

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

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)