ELMT120L: Fluid Power Systems

Credits 4 Lab Hours 6 Class Hours 2
Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of hydraulic and pneumatic power system safety, operation, basic circuit connections, and 3, 4, and 5-way cylinder circuit function. Hydraulic power system topics include basic hydraulic circuits, pumps, principles of pressure and flow, speed control, pressure control, sequence and reducing valves. Pneumatic power system coverage includes single acting cylinders, motor circuits, leverage, volume, pressure and flow, air flow resistance, flow control, and flow measurement.