AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY

AGT 103 Fundamentals of Engines

3 Credits, 7 Contacts
Examines internal combustion engine fundamentals and diesel engine construction and maintenance. Studies the basics of gas and diesel engines including disassembly, measurement and assembly procedures. Troubleshooting is also covered.

Prerequisite: None

AGT 104 Vehicle/Equipment Electrical/Electronic Fundamentals

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course introduces electrical and electronic systems used on agricultural equipment, with an emphasis toward the theory, operation, and application. Also included will be the introduction to diagnostic principles and […]

AGT 109 Heating, Venting & Air Conditioning Systems

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Theory, service and repair of HVAC systems used on agricultural equipment are studied. Proper charging and recovery procedures are covered on both manual and automatic climate controlled systems. Safe handling of […]

AGT 110 Service Information Systems

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
The scope and purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with available electronic based proprietary information systems. Each student will become familiar with navigating and the application of […]

AGT 112 Seeding & Tillage Equipment

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Service and adjustment of seeding equipment including drills and planters along with tillage equipment are covered in this course. Students will learn to set up the equipment in the diesel labs […]

AGT 113 Hydraulic Systems

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
The second hydraulic course which introduces the student to variations of basic systems, schematics and more advanced testing and adjusting of mobile hydraulic systems. Students will gain hands on experience in […]

AGT 116 Combine Maintenance & Repair

3 Credits, 7 Contacts
The setup, service, repair and adjustment of modern combines including both corn and grain heads is covered in this course. Students will apply theories learned in the classroom to current production […]

AGT 119 Vehicle/Equipment Electrical/Electronic Systems Operation & Diagnostics

3 Credits, 7 Contacts
This course covers the electrical and electronic systems found on agricultural equipment. Systems covered include; power, starting, charging, cab/operator station controls, engine, power train, hydraulic, braking, steering, data network and related […]

AGT 122 Precision Farming Systems & Techniques

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course presents the essentials of modern precision fanning techniques. Function and application of precision farming components, equipment, satellite and cellular communications, OEM and/or aftermarket software systems and requirements, will be […]

AGT 125 Tractor Drivelines

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Studies the maintenance and repair of various drivelines used on today’s highly technical agricultural equipment. Actual hands-on experience in adjustment, maintenance, set-up, servicing and operation of this equipment is offered. The […]

AGT 207 Advanced Hydraulics

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Advanced hydraulic systems such as electro/hydraulic circuit operation and testing and complex valving are the focus of this classroom/lab course. Students will gain practical knowledge in the agricultural labs using modern […]

AGT 213 Diesel Engine Performance – Analysis & Tune Up

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
Students learn to adjust and tune diesel engines to meet factory specifications. Using both engine and chassis dynamometers and the required instrumentation, students diagnose performance complaints, troubleshoot and plot performance curves.

Prerequisite: […]

AGT 216 Equipment Shop Project

4 Credits, 10 Contacts
Theory, service and repair of HVAC systems used on agricultural equipment are studied. Proper charging and recovery procedures are covered on both manual and automatic climate controlled systems. Safe handling of […]

AGT 107 Preventive Maintenance & Service

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
Studies the maintenance and repair of various drivelines used on today’s highly technical agricultural equipment. Actual hands-on experience in adjustment, maintenance, set-up, servicing and operation of this equipment is offered. The […]

AGT 101 Hydraulic Theory & Operation

2 Credits, 4 Contacts
A study of hydraulic theory and the maintenance, repair, and methods of troubleshooting mobile hydraulic systems during lab experiences. Also covered in this class are cylinders, controls, pumps, and accessories of […]