2019-2020 Catalog

INDM 1570 INDUSTRIAL HYDRAULICS I (FLUID POWER)

Upon completion of Industrial Hydraulics I, the student should know the fundamentals of fluid power, such as force, resistance, energy, work power, pressure and torque; how force and energy are transmitted through a hydraulic system; what liquids are used in a system; how Pascal's Law relates to hydraulics, the mechanical multiplication through hydraulics and the use of intensifiers; how atmospheric pressure is measured and the difference between absolute and gauge pressure; what causes cavitation and indications of cavitation during repair; what effects vacuum has on pump operations and how to measure vacuum; how to install seals and hoses on the suction side of a pump and check for leaks; how to identify, install and maintain hydraulic actuators; how to size a hydraulic cylinder, and how to regulate the speed of a hydraulic cylinder.

Credits

3