Post Secondary

Introduces Fluid power systems used in industry. The advantages and disadvantages of fluid power compared to other power transmission systems are examined. The potential dangers are explored and the safety procedures related to fluid power are reviewed and implemented. The application of principles of fluid power transmission and the formulas used in fluid power system analysis and design are experienced in the lab. The fundamental principles, components, symbols and applications of hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power applications are introduced. Basic power and control circuits are developed using computer aided design and simulation software and then connected and tested in the lab.

Students who specified one or more of these Programs of Study or Program Foci: Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Mechanical Design Engineering Technology

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