Introduction to Hydraulics

Code: IFME1320

Course description

Hydraulic power is defined as the art of generating, controlling and applying effective power of pumped fluids such as oil in order to push, pull, rotate, regulate or drive the machines, equipment and appliances of modern life. In this course, you will gain theoretical knowledge and practical familiarity with hydraulic circuits, pressure relief valves, single/double acting cylinder, restrictions, flow metering, pressure compensated flow control valves, hydraulic fluids, fluid power symbols, hydraulic power unit, directional control valves, check valves and introduction to regenerative circuits.

Course details

Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.