9780827368545

Agricultural Mechanics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780827368545

  • ISBN10:

    0827368542

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/29/1995
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

This comprehensive, up-to-the minute guide makes reference a snap with an abundance of illustrations, color highlighting, 36 tables of information, and step-by-step approach to nearly every issue in the field of agricultural mechanics.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments xi
SECTION 1 EXPLORING CAREERS IN AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS
Mechanics in the World of Agriculture
3(8)
Career Options in Agricultural Mechanics
11(12)
SECTION 2 USING THE AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS SHOP
Shop Orientation and Procedures
23(10)
Personal Safety in Agricultural Mechanics
33(9)
Reducing Hazards in Agricultural Mechanics
42(8)
Shop Cleanup and Organization
50(11)
SECTION 3 HAND WOODWORKING AND METALWORKING
Hand Tools, Fasteners, and Hardware
61(22)
Layout Tools and Procedures
83(16)
Selecting, Cutting, and Shaping Wood
99(16)
Fastening Wood
115(10)
Finishing Wood
125(10)
Identifying, Marking, Cutting, and Bending Metal
135(15)
Fastening Metal
150(17)
SECTION 4 POWER TOOLS IN THE AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS SHOP
Portable Power Tools
167(16)
Woodworking with Power Machines
183(18)
Metalworking with Power Machines
201(12)
SECTION 5 PROJECT PLANNING
Sketching and Drawing Projects
213(16)
Figuring a Bill of Materials
229(10)
Selecting, Planning, and Building a Project
239(14)
SECTION 6 TOOL FITTING
Repairing and Reconditioning Tools
253(10)
Sharpening Tools
263(14)
SECTION 7 GAS HEATING, CUTTING, BRAZING, AND WELDING
Using Gas Welding Equipment
277(9)
Cutting with Oxyfuels
286(11)
Brazing and Welding with Oxyacetylene
297(16)
SECTION 8 ARC WELDING
Selecting and Using Arc Welding Equipment
313(16)
Arc Welding Mild Steel and MIG/TIG Welding
329(26)
SECTION 9 PAINTING
Preparing Wood and Metal for Painting
355(10)
Selecting and Applying Painting Materials
365(16)
SECTION 10 SMALL GAS ENGINES
Small Engine Maintenance
381(22)
Small Engine Adjustment and Repair
403(22)
SECTION 11 ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS
Electrical Principles and Wiring Materials
425(15)
Installing Branch Circuits
440(9)
Electronics in Agriculture
449(16)
Electric Motors, Drives, and Controls
465(22)
SECTION 12 PLUMBING, HYDRAULIC, AND PNEUMATIC SYSTEMS
Plumbing
487(19)
Drainage and Irrigation Technology
506(16)
Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and Robotic Power
522(17)
SECTION 13 CONCRETE AND MASONRY
Concrete and Masonry
539(20)
SECTION 14 AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES
Planning and Constructing Agricultural Structures
559(22)
Aquaculture, Greenhouse, and Hydroponics Structures
581(14)
Appendix A Projects 595(86)
Appendix B Data Tables 681(18)
Glossary 699(43)
Index 742

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