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EST 159
Hydraulics and Pneumatics


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 40

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:20


Description
Explores the basic principles of hydraulic and pneumatic systems, industry terminology, mechanical symbols, system components, energy and personal safety, completing calculations, review of operations and maintenance. Recommended: EST 100.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • List advantages and disadvantages of hydraulic and pneumatics.
  • Discuss the safety concerns for hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Calculate the volume of a hydraulic cylinder
  • Draw the basic hydraulic circuit components
  • Discuss types of hydraulic pumps
  • Identify basic hydraulic and pneumatic blueprint symbols
  • Calculate pressure to move a specific weight
  • Discuss difference in static head and dynamic head
  • Discuss fluid flow
  • Complete energy and work calculations
  • Identify hydraulic components
  • List types of pneumatic compressors
  • Describe ways to keep moisture and contaminants out of pneumatic systems
  • Draw a basic hydraulic system
  • Draw a basic pneumatic system
  • Describe AND, OR, NOT pneumatic logic elements.

  • Course Topics
  • Hydraulic Principles
  • Practical Hydraulics
  • Hydraulic Maintenance
  • Pneumatic History
  • Pneumatic Principles
  • Practical Pneumatics
  • Pneumatic Maintenance

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EST 159
    Spring 2014
    0936
    Charles Miller
    EST 159
    Spring 2014
    0954
    Charles Miller
    EST 159
    Spring 2013
    0936
    James Bradshaw
    EST 159
    Spring 2010
    2058
    Les Echtenkamp
    EST 159
    Spring 2009
    2058
    Michael Houdak


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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