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John Deere Tractor Performance

Course Number: JDAS 135
Credits: 1
Hours per Quarter: 15

Lecture Hours:5    Lab Hours:10


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 JDAS 135 and JD 135.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Ability to make proper ballasting adjustments to a tractor depending on type of implement, field conditions, and customer needs.
B. Knowledge of factors that effect engine performance.
C. Knowledge of dynamometer test and evaluation of engine performance.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
JDAS 135
Fall 2008
0664
Del Wilde
JDAS 135
Fall 2006
0664
Del Wilde
JDAS 135
Fall 2004
0664
Del Wilde
JDAS 135
Fall 2002
2662
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)