Course Outlines

Fluid Power Systems — HDTT 1109

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 2.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 1.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 1.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course covers the introduction to basic hydraulics and is designed to promote understanding of hydraulic theory and application related to hydraulic systems, tools, and equipment used in heavy duty trucks. The student will study principles of hydraulics, operation, component identification, and preventive maintenance. Also included will be basic information pertaining to heavy truck hydraulic brake components. Prerequisites: None
  2. Course Effective Dates: 3/22/98 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. define Pascals law
    2. define bernoulli's principle
    3. define hydraulic pump types
    4. define hydraulic system applications
    5. disassemble hydraulic actuator
    6. disassemble hydraulic control valves
    7. disassemble hydraulic pump
    8. explain basic hydraulic preventive maint.
    9. explain basic hydraulic principles
    10. explain basic hydraulic systems
    11. explain hydraulic actuator operation
    12. explain hydraulic brake component operation
    13. explain hydraulic pump operation
    14. explain hydro-vac operation
    15. explain manual bleeding procedures
    16. explain power booster operation
    17. explain pressure bleeding procedures
    18. explain troubleshooting procedures
    19. identify hydraulic accumulators
    20. identify hydraulic actuator types
    21. identify hydraulic brake components
    22. identify hydraulic circuits
    23. identify hydraulic control valves
    24. identify hydraulic fluids
    25. identify hydraulic line fittings
    26. identify hydraulic lines
    27. identify hydraulic oil coolers
    28. identify hydraulic reservoirs
    29. identify hydraulic test equipment
    30. identify pressure relief valves
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted