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AE 555 TESTING AND EVALUATION OF AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT                                                                 (2L+1P) I

Objective
To acquaint and equip with the procedure of testing and performance evaluation of farm power and machinery as per test standards.

Theory

UNIT I
Types of tests, test procedures, national and international codes.

UNIT II
Test equipment, uses and limitations.

UNIT III
Laboratory and field testing of selected agricultural equipment.

UNIT IV
Analysis and interpretation of test data, case studies.

Practicals
Laboratory and field testing of selected farm equipment. Interpretation and reporting of test results.

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