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AE 619 TRACTOR SYSTEMS DESIGN                                                                                  (2L+1P) II

Objective
To acquaint and equip with the latest design procedures of tractor and its systems.

Theory

UNIT I
Thermodynamic principles of I.C. engine, testing of I.C. engine, engine design principles, modern trends in tractor design.

UNIT II
Traction, drawbar performance, mechanics of 2WD & 4WD farm tractors, tractor stability analysis.

UNIT III
Mechanical and power Steering, tractor hydraulics, power transmission systems, tractor tests and performance.

UNIT IV
Tractor test codes, pollution control technologies, human engineering factors in tractor design, Indian tractor industry.

Practicals
Practicals on the systems mentioned in the theory.

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