Note: This is a hybrid course consisting of online self-paced content combined with hands-on instruction at the SPC Clearwater Campus Advanced Manufacturing Lab.
This course explains the fundamental concepts of fluid power and electro-fluid power systems. Covers the principles of fluid power, calculations of physical properties of fluids and their ability to do work. Introduces the various fluid power components, symbols, circuits. Introduces troubleshooting of fluid power components and systems with an emphasis on safety. Addresses fluids, filters, reservoirs, piping, pumps, actuators, accumulators, control valves, and combination circuits.