HYD-180 – Fluid Power in Automation

Credit Hours: 3.00

Course Description

This course introduces the basic components and functions of hydraulic and pneumatic systems and their application to automated machinery. Topics include standard symbols, compressors, control valves, control circuits, actuators, maintenance procedures, switching and control devices as applied to automated machinery. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the operation of hydraulic fluid and compressed air and vacuum systems including design, troubleshooting, and applications.

Classroom Hours: 2.00

Lab/Shop Hours: 3.00

Clinical Hours: 0.00