Fluids Power Systems

This course covers the transmission and control of forces and movement by means of fluid. Relevant fluid mechanics principles are reviewed. Principles of operation and design of individual components are covered, including hydraulic pumps, valves, cylinders, motors, and related accessories such as filters and tanks. The design and function of hydraulic and pneumatic circuits are discussed including hydraulics for machine tools, press machines, and mining machinery. PREREQ: ENGR 3526 and ENGR 3547. (lec 3, lab 2) cr 3.