MECH 7153 - Fluid Power

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Upper
Prerequisites: 

(MECH 4523 with D or better or ELET 4143 with D or better or ELET 6143 with D or better) and (MECH 2603 with D or better or MECH 3113 with D or better)

Description: 

This is an upper lever design course for all aspects of fluid power systems. Both hydraulic and pneumatic systems are covered. Topics covered in this class include pneumatic circuits, hydraulic power systems, hydrostatic transmissions, and electro-hydraulic control systems. Emphasis will be placed on system design and hydraulic and pneumatic component specification. The course prepares students to sit for the Hydraulic Specialist industry certification exam hosted by the National Fluid Power Society.