Fluid Power Systems
|Lecture hours per week||3|
|Lab hours per week||2|
Hydraulic force is used extensively in heavy duty vehicles. It is also found on many new heavy equipment systems as well. This course will give the students the knowledge that is needed in the advancement of understanding fluid power.
Upon successful completion students will be able to interpret hydraulic system schematics following manufacturers’ recommendations. Students will be able to evaluate hydraulic circuit design and compare with manufacturers’ schematics. Students will be able to recommend repairs for: Hydraulic Accumulators and Accessories, Hydraulic Actuators, Electronically Managed Hydraulic Systems and Hydraulic System Diagnosis following manufacturers’ recommendations. Students will learn how to safely work on heavy equipment using the latest electronic and mechanical tools while adhering to the industry and government regulations.