Course code LauZ4262

Credit points 1

Technical Service of Machinery II

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for lectures8

Number of hours for laboratory classes8

Independent study hours24

Date of course confirmation07.02.2017

Responsible UnitMotor Vehicle Institute

Course developers

author Spēkratu institūts

Vilnis Pīrs

Dr. sc. ing.


Gunārs Aizsils

Dr. sc. ing.

Prior knowledge

LauZ4213, Agricultural Machinery I

LauZ4222, Ground Motor Vehicles

LauZ4261, Tehnical Service of Machinery I

MašZ4050, Metrology and Tolerances

Course abstract

In this study course students acquire principles and techniques of electric and electronic systems service and diagnostics for agricultural and other machines. Students acquire exploitation of up-to-date measuring equipment in determination of operating and diagnostics parameters of machines.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge: about electric and electronic systems service, diagnosis and test methods and equipment for modern machines.
• Skills: choose the most appropriate diagnostic equipment and its use of machine fault detection.
• Competence: acquired knowledge and skills can be available to arrive at a most convenient decision at each situation about strategy and tactics of technical service and diagnostic of machinery.

Compulsory reading

1. Berjoza D., Tupiņš J. Spēkratu diagnostika: mācību grāmata. Jelgava: LLU, 2007. 220 lpp.
2. Grants Z. Traktoru un automobiļu diagnostika. Jelgava, 1994. 252 lpp.
3. Denton T. Advanced Automotive Fault diagnosis. 2nd edition. Elsevier LTD, 2006. 271 p. ISBN: 978-0-7506-6991-7

Further reading

1. Bauer H. Automotive Electrics Automotive Electronics. 4-th edition. Stuttgart: Robert Bosch GmbH, 2004. 503 p.
2. Denton T. Automobile Electrical and Electronic Systems. Third edition. London; New York: Elsevier LTD, 2004. 463 p. ISBN-13: 978-0-7506-6219-2
3. Gscheidle R. (ed.). Modern Automotive Technology, Fundamentals, service, diagnostics. Haan-Gruiten, Germany: Verl. Europa - Lehrmittel, 2006. 688 p.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Žurnāls "Profi" : žurnāls par lauksaimniecības tehniku. ISSN 2256-0130.
2. Žurnāls "Agro Tops". ISSN 1407-5164