Heavy Equipment Hydraulics DIET 2001

6 Credits

(Co-requisites: DIET 1000) This course introduces the student to basic hydraulic fundamentals, components, system servicing, symbols and schematics. The student will learn component operation and service techniques for maintaining a hydraulic system. The student will also learn to identify the ISO symbols used on hydraulic schematics and to trace the hydraulic schematics. Topics include: general system operation; basic hydraulic principles; hydraulic system components; hydraulic pumps, hydraulic control valves; load sensing pressure control systems; pilot operated hydraulic system operation; and hydraulic actuators. A $25 fee is associated with this course due to the cost of fluids.

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