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Farm Power and Tractors *Not Easy To Find*
by F R Jones & W H Aldred

Publisher: New York (USA) : McGraw-Hill, 1980

Edition: 5th.

Great condition

Hard cover with dust jacket

A rare book to find …

Classic images & diagrams & tables & informative text covering all facets of farm power & tractors

An extremely comprehensive coverage of farm tractors & automotive equipment


Survey of farm power
Farm power sources & adaptability
History & development of internal combustion engine & farm tractor
Types of farm tractors
Power & its measurement – fuel consumption – engine efficiency – tractor tests
Thermodynamic principles & applications – engine cycles & efficiency
Engine cycles & operation principles
Engine construction & design – tractor engine types & construction
Valve systems & operation
Fuels & combustion – exhaust emission & control
Fuel supply & carburetion – air filters – governing
Cooling & cooling systems
Electric ignition – batteries – magnetism
Battery & magnetic ignition systems
Alternators – generators – starters
Lubricants – lubrication systems
Diesel engine construction & operation
Clutches & transmissions
Traction devices – steering mechanisms – transmission accessories
Tractor hitches – stability – hydraulic systems & controls
Tractor safety & comfort
Economics of tractor operation Please click here to ask a question
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