Book Detail: Tractor Design and Testing
Author: Dr. Manjit Singh, Dr. L. N. Shukla
Outlines of Tractor Design and Testing
Module 1. Introduction about design and development of Agril. Tractor
Lesson 1. Hierarchical Development in Tractor Design
Lesson 2. Different Type of Tractors Available in India/abroad & it’s Importance in Agriculture
Lesson 3. Recent Trends in Tractor Design
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Module 2. Study of special design features of tractor engines and their selection
Lesson 4. Selection of engines available in the market and their performance
Lesson 5. Design requirements for tractor engine components and systems.
Lesson 6. Engine design changes for emission reduction
Module 3. Study of basic design parameters for traction, mechanics of chassis and stability of tractors
Lesson 7. Soil machine systems for off-road vehicles
Lesson 8. Traction mechanics and its prediction
Lesson 9. Mechanics of tractor chassis and stability analysis
Module 4. Selection of different mechanical power transmission
Lesson 10. Tractor clutches and brakes
Lesson 11. Different types of gear and power transmission systems in tractors.
Module 5. Study of tractor steering and suspension systems
Lesson 12. Introduction and selection of different components for steering systems.
Lesson 13. Study of tractor suspension system
Module 6. Design and analysis of tractor hitch system geometry
Lesson 14. Design of various components of three point hitch systems.
Lesson 15. Kinematic and force Analysis of hitch system geometry
Module 7. Design of a tractor hydraulic system
Lesson 16. Study of tractor hydraulic systems and controls
Lesson 17. Hydraulic system design considerations
Lesson 18. Design of main components of a hydraulic System
Module 8. Study of electrical, electronics and guidance system of a tractor
Lesson 19. Electrical System of tractor
Lesson 20. Electronics and guidance system of tractor
Module 9. Ergonomics, controls and safety features of an agricultural tractors
Lesson 21. Importance of ergonomics in tractor and agricultural machinery design.
Lesson 22. Human engineering in tractor design
Lesson 23. Tractor noise, vibration and other environmental factors
Lesson 24. Safety features including ROPS in tractor
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Module 10. Tractor testing
Lesson 25. Standardization and importance of testing for tractors
Lesson 26. Procedure of testing and standard code for testing of tractor performance
Module 11. General revision
Lesson 27. Indian Tractor Industry
Lesson 28. Cost estimation and selection of tractor
Lesson 29. Optimization of Tractor Field Efficiency to Save Energy/Fuel
Lesson 30. Alternative Fuels for IC Engines
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