ENGG-232

ENGG-232: FARM MACHINERY AND POWER

Credits: 2(1+1)

THEORY:

Status of Farm Power in India, Sources of Farm Power , Scope of Mechanization,  I.C. engines, working principles of I C engines, comparison of two stroke and four stroke cycle engines , Study of different components of I.C. engine, I.C. engine terminology and solved problems, Familiarization with different systems of I.C. engines: Air cleaning, cooling, lubrication ,fuel supply and hydraulic control system  of a tractor, Familiarization with Power transmission system : clutch, gear box, differential and final drive of a tractor, Tractor types, Cost analysis of tractor power and attached implement, Familiarization with Primary and Secondary Tillage implement, Implement for hill agriculture, implement for intercultural operations, Familiarization with sowing and planting equipment, calibration of a seed drill and solved examples, Familiarization with Plant Protection equipment, Familiarization with harvesting and threshing equipment.

PRACTICALS:

Study of different components of I.C. engine. To study air cleaning and cooling system of engine, Familiarization with clutch, transmission, differential and final drive of a tractor, Familiarization with lubrication and fuel supply system of engine, Familiarization with operation of power tiller, Familiarization with different types of primary and secondary tillage implements: mould plough, disc plough and disc harrow . Familiarization with seed-cum-fertilizer drills their seed metering mechanism and calibration, planters and transplanter Familiarization with different types of sprayers and dusters Familiarization with different inter-cultivation equipment, Familiarization with harvesting and threshing machinery.

Practicals (Experiments):

1) Study of components of internal combustion (I. C.) engine

2) Study of two stroke cycle engine

3) Study of four stroke cycle engine

4) Study of Fuel supply systems for S. I. engines

5) Study of Fuel supply systems for S. I. engines

6) Study of Air Cleaning and Cooling systems of an engine

7) Study of Lubrication system

8) Study of clutch, Gear box and differential unit of the tractor

9) Study of primary tillage implements:  mould board plough and disc plough

10) Study of secondary tillage implements- harrows and cultivators

11) Study of inter-culturing tools and implements- manual and animal drawn

12 & 13) Study of seed-cum-fertilizer drill and calibration of seed drill

14) Study of sprayers and dusters

15) Study of harvesting and threshing machinery

16) Study of power tiller- important parts and attachments