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DT 284
Hydraulics


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 62

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:38    Lab Hours:24


Description
A study of hydraulic systems as found on mobile equipment. Course includes theory, operation, troubleshooting and service of pumps, cylinders, valves, motors, controls and accessories found on mobile hydraulic systems. Schematics and system design are also discussed. Students must be seeking a certificate or degree in Diesel Equipment Mechanics.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explain the laws and principles of hydraulics
  • Identify hydraulic symbols and read schematics
  • Perform tear down and reassembly of hydraulic components
  • Identify types of seals and packing
  • Identify hydraulic accessories
  • Identify commons lines, fittings and seals
  • Perform diagnosis and testing of components and systems
  • Use good maintenance practices
  • Demonstrate safe working practices
  • Track hydraulic competencies using the Skill Manager System

  • Course Topics
  • Fundamentals / Theory
  • Pumps and motors
  • Valves
  • Cylinders
  • Hydraulic diagrams
  • Symbols
  • Manual usage
  • Accessories
  • Lines and hoses
  • Fittings and seals
  • Diagnostics and testing
  • Electric hydraulic controls

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    DT 284
    Summer 2014
    8922
    Dwight Penner
    DT 284
    Spring 2014
    8922
    Dwight Penner
    DT 284
    Winter 2014
    8922
    Dwight Penner
    DT 284
    Fall 2013
    8922
    Dwight Penner
    DT 284
    Summer 2013
    8922
    Dwight Penner


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.