|PDH Online Course Description||PDH Units/
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John R. Andrew, P.E.
This 4 professional hour online course defines the design and performance equations of several basic earth moving machines
Topics include: Level and Grade Rolling Resistance, Air Drag, Multi-plate Clutch Torque Capacity, Tire Slip, Drive Tire Effective Radius, Wheel Tractive Force, Gear Reduction, Draw Bar Pull, Axle Torque, Ground Speed, Hydraulic Cylinders – Pumps – Motors, and Diesel Power Cycle calculations.
Step-by-step illustrated examples show how to use the spread sheet tools to optimize earth moving equipment drive calculations.
The course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.
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