Fluid Power Systems: Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Fluid Power Systems: Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fluid power systems (hydraulics and pneumatics) offer an alternate means of controlling industrial systems without a large number of electrical components. Forces can be quickly transmitted over considerable distances efficiently with little loss and large components can be controlled with very small forces, and with smooth, uniform action. This course provides participants with the knowledge to construct and operate all the individual components essential for the optimum operation of the overall fluid power system. It includes the supply of fluid (gas or liquid), the use of fluid powered control cylinders, control valves and motors as well as the tools associated with the maintenance and repair of fluid power systems. Course Objectives By the end of the course, participants will be able to: Describe the development and applications of modern fluid power systems (hydraulics and pneumatics) including the different types of fluids and the three general classes of piping Apply Pascal's law to the design and operation of fluid...
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