Agricultural Mechanics : Fundamentals and Applications

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-13
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS: FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS, 6th edition is designed to provide high school students with the latest concepts and applications in a wide variety of agricultural mechanics. To engage the reader, the text comes complete with full color, modern illustrations that provide reinforcement to the concepts explained in the text. The last section of the text is dedicated to detailed drawings of 58 complete plans that are designed for the skill levels students should acquire at the completion of their course of study in agricultural mechanics.

Table of Contents

Exploring Careers In Agricultural Mechanics
Mechanics in the World of Agriculture
Career Options in Agricultural Mechanics
Using The Agricultural Mechanics Shop
Shop Orientation and Procedures
Personal Safety in Agricultural Mechanics
Reducing Hazards in Agricultural Mechanics
Shop Cleanup and Organization
Hand Woodworking And Metal Working
Hand Tools, Fasteners, and Hardware
Layout Tools and Procedures
Selecting, Cutting, and Shaping Wood
Fastening Wood
Finishing Wood
Identifying, Marking, Cutting, and Bending Metal
Fastening Metal
Power Tools In The Agricultural Mechanics Shop
Portable Power Tools
Woodworking with Power Machines
Adjusting and Maintaining Power Woodworking Equipment
Metalworking with Power Machines
Project Planning
Sketching and Drawing Projects
Figuring a Bill of Materials
Selecting, Planning, and Building a Project
Tool Fitting
Repairing and Reconditioning Tools
Sharpening Tools
Gas Heating, Cutting, Brazing, And Welding
Using Gas Welding Equipment
Cutting with Oxyfuels and Other Gases
Brazing and Welding with Oxyacetylene
Arc Welding
Selecting and Using Arc Welding Equipment
Arc Welding Mild Steel and GMAW/GTAW Welding
Preparing Wood and Metal for Painting
Selecting and Applying Painting Materials
Power Mechanics
Fundamentals of Small Engines
Small Engine Maintenance and Repair
Diesel Engines and Tractor Maintenance
Electricity And Electronics
Electrical Principles and Wiring Materials
Installing Branch Circuits
Electronics in Agriculture
Electric Motors, Drives, and Controls
Plumbing, Hydraulic, And Pneumatic Systems
Irrigation Technology
Hydraulic, Pneumatic, and Robotic Power
Concrete And Masonry
Concrete and Masonry
Agricultural Structures
Planning and Constructing Agricultural Structures
Aquaculture, Greenhouse, and Hydroponics Structures
Fence Design and Construction
Data Tables
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