Fluid Power (3) Principles of fluid flow, hydraulic components, and hydraulic circuits having application to industry.
MET 432 Fluid Power (3)
This course studies fluid motion, flow, and energy losses, as well as, fluid storage and distribution. Specific devices are examined, including hydraulic pumps and air compressors; hydraulic and pneumatic actuators such as motors and cylinders; and fluid power circuit valves and other ancillary devices. Heat transfer in fluid power circuits is evaluated. Fluid power circuit design is presented using electrical and electronic controls with ladder logic programming.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.