MN 217 - Hydraulics
Credit Hours: 4
Contact Hours: 6
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: None
English Prerequisites: None
Math Prerequisites: None
Description: This course covers the fundamentals of moving fluid and hydraulic power, design of hydraulic pumps, operation of hydraulic valves, selection of cylinders, motors, accumulators, reservoirs, filters and the design of hydraulic circuits. Recommended Skills: Should have basic math and writing skills.
This course is also delivered in Modules. You must complete each of the modules listed below, in order to receive full credit for the MN 217 course.
MN 217A (Hydraulics Module A) - Introduction to the fundamentals of hydraulics. Students will study the principles of pressure, force, and flow as they apply to basic hydraulic systems.
MN 217B (Hydraulics Module B) - Introduction to the different types of hydraulic pumps and actuators. The student will study how the various types of hydraulic pumps and actuators differ in design and operation. Also, the student will learn what hydraulic contamination control is and why it is important to the maximum operational longevity of hydraulic equipment. In addition, the student will study hydraulic reservoirs.
MN 217C (Hydraulics Module C) - Introduction to different categories and types of hydraulic valves. The student will study directional control valves, pressure control valves, and flow control valves. Also, the student will study hydraulic fluid conductors, seals, accumulators, and intensifiers.
Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: None
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