Engineering I - Machinery and Equipment - 100 hour distance education course

By: ACS Distance Education  17/06/2013
Keywords: machinery, Engineering Machinery, Distance learning

There are eight lessons as follows: 1. Engine Operation History of Engines Measurements and mechanical principles Load, Force, Pressure, Atmospheric Pressure Gravity, Centre of Gravity, Specific Gravity Density, Volumetric Efficiency, Vacuum, Work, Power, Energy Bore, Piston Motion, Piston Displacement Compression Ratio Converting Imperial Measurements to Metric Understanding a Petrol Engine Engine Operating Cycle The Transmission System Stages in 4 Stroke Spark Ignition Engine Cycle Stages in 2 stroke spark ignition Engine Cycle Engine Efficiency Understanding Electricity Circuits Measuring Electricity; current, voltage, resistance, Ohm’s Law Power Electricity Supply; batteries, mains power, generators, solar cells Electricity and Engines Electric Motors 2. Hydraulics What is Hydraulics Simple Hydraulic System Pumps Tractors Hydraulic Tappings System Valves 3 point linkage on tractors Pressure Measuring Pressure Pressure Head Friction Loss Calculating Friction Loss Calculating Discharge or Flow Velocity Water Hammer Submersible Pumps Irrigation Measuring Water available to plants Irrigation Calculations 3. Machinery Components Parts of an Engine Lubrication System Cooling System Fuel System Ignition System Transmission System Examples of Mechanisation; potting machines, planters and drills, harvesters, graders, mowers 4.Hand Tools Lifting objects manually Scope of tools and equipment Secateurs Hand Saws Rakes Spades and Shovels Forks Aerating Equipment Rollers Hoes Wheelbarrows Sprayers 5. Power Tools Types of tools Drills Grinders Power Saws Compressors Hedge Trimmers Chain Saws Brush Cutters Mowers Mulchers Rotary Hoes Tool Safety Tool Maintenance 6.Tractors Choosing a tractor Choosing implements and attachments Mini Tractors Tractor Parts Clutch Transmission Tractor safety Tractor operation Tractor Engine Fault Finding Common Operating faults 7. Equipment Maintenance Cleaning and Sharpening tools Secateurs and branch cutting tools Shovels and spades Saws and Chainsaws Rust protection Maintaining timber handles Plastic handles Storage Maintenance Procedures and Schedules Training Equipment Operators Rules for Operators Engine Oil Additives 8. Specific Workplace Requirements Machinery Specifications Application for an Industry Sector Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Science/MACHINERY-amp-EQUIPMENT-ENGINEERING-I-BSC105-253.aspx

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