The course will provide an understanding of the principles involved with hydraulic and pneumatic systems operating at high pressure typically 3000 PSI.
Hours: 20 (Lecture Hours: 20)
Admission into the Aircraft Maintenance Technician program or Aircraft Mechanic Basics.
HYDRAULIC and PNEUMATIC POWER, CAR Appendix C Part 2.14
1. Safety precautions, including high pressure bottles and accumulators.
2. Fluid dynamics, types of fluid and system components.
3. System design including multiple and integrated systems and system redundancy.
4. System maintenance.
PNEUMATICS CAR Appendix C Part 2.15
1. The differences between hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
2. The principles of operation, components, maintenance and servicing of a pneumatic system including:
• temperature regulation
• pressure control
• flow control
• sources and common applications
Learning Outcomes:The student upon completion of this course will be able to identify, describe, and explain the differences between hydraulic and pneumatic systems, the operation of the systems and the safety precautions involved in maintaining and operating these systems.
Grading System: Percentage
Passing Grade: 70%
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.