• Program: Fluid Power Engineering Technology
  • Course: Hydraulic Specialist Certification Review
  • Course #: FLPW2350
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This two-credit course is designed to prepare and review for the national Fluid Power Specialist Certification test. There will be a study guide with many practice problems to solve along with lecture time. It is intended for an individual who has two years of technical training or adequate industrial experience. Areas to be covered will include individual hydraulic and pneumatic components, air logic, proportional and servo valves, physics, circuit design, troubleshooting, instrumentation, sound measurement, electricity and conductors.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Review individual hydraulic components.
Review individual pneumatic components.
Review air logic circuitry.
Review proportional control valves.
Review servo control valves.
Review physics problems.
Review circuit design problems.
Review instrumentation components.
Review sound measurement.
Review electrical components/circuitry.
Review troubleshooting procedures.
Review basic English terms.
Solve hydraulic component problems.
Solve pneumatic component problems.
Solve air logic circuit problems.
Solve proportional/servo circuit problems.
Solve physic problems.
Solve circuit design problems.
Solve electrical circuit problems.
Solve electrical strength problems.
Solve material strength problems.
Review basic technical writing concepts.
Review fluid power formulas.
Review conductor sizing.
Solve related math problems.

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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