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Course Title:
Ag Power Systems
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School Site:
Madera South High School
Teacher Name:
Sharp, Christopher
Teacher's Email:
Madera Unified
District Contact:
Toney, Laura
District Phone:
(559) 675-4500
Industry Sector:
Agriculture and Natural Resources Industry
Pathway Name:
Agricultural Mechanics Pathway
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Course Description:
ROP Ag Power Systems course provide hands-on instruction in the theory, operation, troubleshooting and repair of diesel and internal combustion engines and power units including the compression, fuel, electrical, hydraulics/pneumatics, cooling, power trains, irrigation capabilities and lubrication systems. Application of various types of gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuel engines in applications from small engines to large equipment applications in agriculture will be emphasized. Students learn how to select engines for specific applications. Participation in FFA student organization activities or Skills USA and SAE projects is an integral course component for leadership development, career exploration and reinforcement of academic concepts.

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