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FPWR 2050 - Control of Pneumatic Circuits

Fluid Power Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

Covers advanced topics in industrial pneumatics controls using pneumatic only solutions, such as air logic and cascade circuits, and electro-pneumatics systems. The course delivery combines practical exercises with discussions of typical industrial applications and lectures.

Prerequisite(s)

FPWR 1050 or MECH 2350

Credits

2.0

Cost

$426.44

Spring/Summer 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 58597

Sat Jun 15 - Sat Jul 06 4 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 15 - Jul 06 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 BBY SW09 Rm. 127

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$426.44

Notes

  1. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class as the BCIT Bookstore is not open on Saturdays - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/. 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.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe safety considerations for industrial pneumatic circuits.
  • Calculate forces delivered by pneumatic cylinders.
  • Describe effects of first, second, and third class lever mounting on cylinder forces.
  • Calculate air flow requirements for pneumatic cylinders.
  • Interpret performance curves for directional control valves.
  • Describe electrical switches, solenoids and relays used in pneumatic circuits.
  • Analyse and troubleshoot simple pneumatic circuits.
  • Develop, assemble and test industrial pneumatic control circuits.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2018

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