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Industrial Hydraulics FPWR 1000

Fluid Power Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Introduces the principles of hydraulic control and power transmission. Hydraulic components, their schematic symbols, function and construction are examined and used in hands-on practical exercises. The course delivery combines practical exercises with discussions of typical industrial applications and lectures.

Prerequisite(s)

  • General technical knowledge and basic Physics.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$475.14

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of FPWR 1000 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 33606

Duration

Sat Sep 10 - Sat Oct 01 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 33606
  • $475.14
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Oct 01 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 1990
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$475.14

Important information
  1. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • List and discuss typical safety practices and environmental concerns in Hydraulics.
  • Explain operating principle of simple fluid power system.
  • Compare hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Discuss benefits and limitations of hydraulics in industrial and mobile applications.
  • Recognize and describe operating principles of simple hydraulic pumps and valves.
  • Select an appropriate pump to meet circuit requirements.
  • Select hydraulic cylinders for sample applications.
  • Select hydraulic speed control circuits for sample applications
  • Estimate energy losses in sample hydraulic systems.
  • Describe key characteristics of hydraulic fluids.
  • Select hydraulic plumbing for sample circuits.
  • Discuss contamination and filtration in hydraulics.
  • Recognize and apply standard JIC and ISO schematic symbols used in hydraulic systems.
  • Develop and test selected hydraulic circuits using gear pumps, pressure control valves, flow control valves, directional control valves, cylinders, and hydraulic hoses.

Effective as of Fall 2012

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