May 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog
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MECH 1044 - Fluid Power (Hydraulics & Pneumatics)

Credit Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 2
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1233 - Technical Mathematics  with a grade of “C” or better
This course provides a study of basic fluid power systems common to the field of industrial automation including basic principles of fluid power, components, standards, symbols, circuits and troubleshooting of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. General topics covered include install, move, and remove pneumatic and hydraulic components and electrical control devices, perform flow, pressure, force, velocity, and rotation speed measurements, observe fluid flow inside pneumatic and hydraulic components, and zoom in or out. This course will incorporate a variety of teaching and learning methods - lectures, readings, lab exercises, and lab work. Offered in spring only.



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