JDAT 255: John Deere Electrical/Electronics

Class Program
Credits 5
A lab/lecture course covering electrical and electronic fundamentals applied to John Deere equipment. This course includes the study of Ohm's Law and series and parallel circuits. The proper use of digital multimeters and other testing equipment also will be covered. Techniques of circuit diagnosis will be demonstrated with electrical schematics. The function, operation and testing of semiconductors and transistors are covered. Microprocessor operation, including inputs and outputs, are explained and studied. Tractor circuits including lighting, accessory, safety, instrumentation and gauges are tested. Electronic monitoring systems for planting and harvesting equipment are covered. Prerequisite: JDAT 155.