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Compact Equipment
COMPACT EQUIP
CLASS CODE: AGSYS 124 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Test and repair procedures for engines, electrical, power trains and hydraulics found on compact equipment.
TAUGHT: Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Test and repair procedures for engines, electrical, power trains and hydraulics found on equipment larger than small engines and smaller than 50 horse power tractors. Examples are: Riding lawnmowers, utility tractors, ditch witch tractors, four wheelers, snowmobiles, go-carts, skid steer loaders, all gas tractors, and etc.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Obtain a BYU-Idaho driving permit.
2. Be aware of possible hazards and continually think safety.
3. Identify and describe the functions of 4-cycle and 2-cycle engines.
4. Remove, clean, inspect, and assemble various parts of 4-cycle and 2-cycle engines.
5. Disassemble, repair, and adjust various parts of a fuel system.
6. Remove, inspect, and service components of cooling and lubrication systems.
7. Diagnose and test engines.
REQUIREMENTS: A BYU-Idaho driving permit is required before students are allowed to operate University agricultural machinery.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2002