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AMET 107 - Hydraulics
AMET 107

This module covers the components, assembly and operation of typical aircraft hydraulic systems.

  • Total Hours: 24
  • Lecture Hours: 24

Total Weeks:  15

This course is offered online: No

Prerequisite: Admission in to the Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Program.

Course Content:

T7-1 - Hydraulics

  • Describe the physical laws governing the behaviors of fluids in motion and under pressure
  • Given certain variables, perform work and power calculations
  • Describe properties of hydraulic fluid
  • Explain how components fit together to form a simple, closed hydraulic system
  • Recognize the difference between open-and closed-centre systems
T7-2 - Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • Explain the function and operation of various hydraulic components
  • Describe methods of operating hydraulic systems in the event of main system failure
  • Explain the function of different types of hydraulic seals
  • Demonstrate various techniques of installing rigid tubing, hoses and fittings
  • Explain the operational differences between pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Explain the purpose of all components in a small airplane hydraulic system schematic diagram
  • Explain the purpose of all components in a large airplane hydraulic system schematic diagram
  • Explain the purpose of all components in a helicopter hydraulic system schematic diagram
  • Perform routine inspection of an aircraft hydraulic system
  • Demonstrate hydraulic system troubleshooting procedures.
  • Identify AWM regulations applicable to hydraulic systems
Learning Outcomes:
  • The student will identify various hydraulic components and explain their function.
  • The student will explain the operation of hydraulic systems using schematics and troubleshoot problems.
Grading System: Percentage

Passing Grade: 70%

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

Course Offered in Other Programs: No

Additional Comments:
  • T7-1=35%
  • T7-2=65%

Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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