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HDMX 0106 - Mobile Hydraulics Fundamentals

Heavy Duty Mechanics Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

The course will introduce students/technicians, with limited knowledge, to fluid power fundamentals as they apply to mobile industrial equipment and identify the major components that make up the hydraulic systems on various equipment makes and models. Hydraulic components and systems will be discussed in general as the instructor builds a hands-on working model of a complete hydraulic system. Fluid power symbols will be compared to the actual components as students experience hands-on practical exercises. Procedures will include maintenance of hydraulic systems and safe work practices.



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe basic hydraulic systems and components
  • Identify basic hydraulic components, symbols and test equipment
  • Perform basic service procedures
  • De-energize hydraulic systems

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2018


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