RAG502 FME-II Syllabus
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UP Technical University Agricultural Engineering(AE) 5th SEM RAG502 FME-II FARM MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT-II Syllabus
RAG502 Farm Machinery and Equipment-II
Introduction to plant protection equipment – sprayers and dusters. Classification of sprayers
and sprays. Types of nozzles. Calculations for calibration of sprayers and chemical
application rates. Introduction to interculture equipment. Use of weeders – manual and
powered. Study of functional requirements of weeders and main components.
Familiarization of fertilizer application equipment. Study of harvesting operation – harvesting
methods, harvesting terminology. Study of mowers – types, constructional details, working
and adjustments. Study of shear type harvesting devices – cutter bar, inertial forces, counter
balancing, terminology, cutting pattern.
Study of reapers, binders and windrowers – principle of operation and constructional details.
Importance of hay conditioning, methods of hay conditioning, and calculation of moisture
content of hay. Introduction to threshing systems – manual and mechanical systems. Types of
threshing drums and their applications. Types of threshers- tangential and axial, their
constructional details and cleaning systems. Study of factors affecting thresher performance.
Study of grain combines, combine terminology, classification of grain combines, study of
material flow in combines. Computation of combine losses, study of combine troubles and
troubleshooting. Study of chaff cutters and capacity calculations. Study of straw combines –
working principle and constructional details. Study of root crop diggers – principle of
operation, blade adjustment and approach angle, and calculation of material handled.
Study of potato and groundnut diggers. Study of Cotton harvesting – Cotton harvesting
mechanisms, study of cotton pickers and strippers, functional components. Study of maize
harvesting combines. Introduction to vegetables and fruit harvesting equipment and tools.
Kepner RA, Roy Barger & EL Barger. Principles of Farm Machinery.
Smith HP and LH Wilkey. Farm Machinery and Equipment.
Culpin Claude. Farm Machinery.
Srivastava AC. Elements of Farm Machinery.
Lal Radhey and AC Datta. Agricultural Engineering Principles of Farm Machinery.
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