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AGRI 2301 AGRICULTURAL POWER UNITS

AGRI 2301 - AGRICULTURAL POWER UNITS (3 credit hours)

Fundamentals of internal combustion engines: gasoline, diesel, and liquefied petroleum. Maintenance and adjustments of the electrical, ignition, fuel, lubricating, and cooling systems of agricultural power machinery. 32 lecture hours + 32 laboratory hours.

At the conclusion of this course a student will be able to:  Recount the operating fundamentals of both four-stroke and two-stroke internal combustion engines; Demonstrate ability to disassemble and reassemble small single cylinder gasoline engine; Identify important points in maintenance of an internal combustion engine; and Discuss considerations when selecting a lubricating fluid or grease.

3 credit hours