ERIC Number: ED185289
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Tires and Tracks. FOS: Fundamentals of Service.
John Deere Co., Moline, IL.
This manual on tires and tracks servicing is one of a series of power mechanics texts and visual aids on operation, diagnosis and repair of automotive and off-the-road agricultural and construction equipment. Materials provide basic information and illustrations for use by vocational students and teachers as well as shop servicemen and laymen. The first of the manual's two parts focuses on tires and discusses topics such as construction of tires, tire sizes, ballast, dual tires, tire failures, tire repairs, mounting and demounting tires, and changing agricultural traction tires. Focusing on tracks, part 2 discusses topics such as track shoes, track rollers and sprockets, adjusting tracks, diagnosis of track wear, roller wear, removing tracks from machine, and installing tracks. Each part concludes with test questions. Answers to the test questions are appended. (A supplementary 35mm color slide set is also available--see availability note.) (LRA)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Equipment Maintenance, Instructional Materials, Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Repair, Secondary Education, Tractors, Vocational Education
John Deere Distribution Service Center, Service Publications, Dept. 333, 1400-3rd Ave., Moline, IL 61265 (Order No. FOS-5504B, $4.25; 10 or more--$3.19 each; supplementary slide set--$32.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: John Deere Co., Moline, IL.