This advanced level 1 course is for students/technicians who require advanced hydraulic knowledge. Coverage will progress from component symbols learned in Mobile Hydraulics Fundamentals into complete schematics. Remote control of pressure valves using pilot valves, bleed off orifices, and proportional controls will be discussed. Simultaneous control of multiple actuators while maintaining pressure and flow requirements will be reviewed. Operation and set up of pumps will be demonstrated. Slip in and screw in cartridge valve design and operation will be presented. Proportional directional control valve function will be introduced. Closed loop hydrostatics and wheeled equipment steering systems will also be covered in this course. Students will test and adjust pressures on Caterpillar and John Deere equipment in a modern shop environment.
Below is one offering of HDMX 0107 for the Winter 2023 term.
Sat Mar 04 - Sat Apr 01 (5 weeks)
- 5 weeks
- CRN 86229
Class meeting times
|Mar 04 - Apr 01||Sat||08:00 - 14:30||Annacis Island AIC Rm. 1636|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
CSA approved safety glasses and footwear required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. Text: "Fundamentals of Service – Hydraulics” by John Deere is required (available at BCIT Burnaby Bookstore). Prerequisite: Prior experience working with mobile hydraulics, or HDMX 0106 Mobile Hydraulics Fundamentals. Course is held at BCIT Annacis Island Campus.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe hydraulic systems and components
- Diagnose basic hydraulic systems and components
- Describe electronic hydraulic systems
- Perform pressure testing and adjustments on industrial mobile equipment
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2018
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