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Control of Hydraulic Circuits FPWR 2000

Fluid Power Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Covers advanced topics in industrial hydraulics controls such as variable displacement pumps, load sensing circuits, pilot controls and electro-hydraulic circuits. The course delivery combines practical exercises with discussions of typical industrial applications and lectures.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

2.0

Cost

$475.14

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of FPWR 2000 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 49106

Duration

Sat Oct 15 - Sat Nov 05 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 49106
  • $475.14
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 15 - Nov 05 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$475.14

Important information
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Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • List and discuss functions of hydraulic reservoirs.
  • Describe operating principles of variable displacement pumps.
  • Interpret and evaluate pump performance curves and calculate pump efficiency using experimental data.
  • Describe typical hydraulic motors.
  • Estimate heat generation and dissipation in hydraulic circuits.
  • Describe and size hydraulic accumulators and discuss their typical applications in hydraulic circuits.
  • Compare performance of direct and pilot operated pressure control valves.
  • Describe typical applications of various pressure control valves.
  • Describe and demonstrate use of load sensing to improve system efficiency.
  • Use electrical components, such as solenoids, relays, and switches to control selected hydraulic circuits.
  • Describe contamination and filtration in hydraulic circuits.
  • Develop and test hydraulic circuits using typical components listed above.

Effective as of Winter 2017

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