• Program: Fluid Power Engineering Technology
  • Course: Hydraulic Circuits
  • Course #: FLPW1320
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course will cover setup and testing of industrial and mobile circuits from a given schematic. The construction and operation of circuits will provide experience in troubleshooting electro-hydraulic machines and construction equipment. Routine maintenance will also be discussed. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

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:
Describe hydraulic power supplies.
Describe pump control circuits.
Describe single-pump unloading circuits.
Write service reports.
Describe double-pump unloading circuits.
Describe pressure-control circuits.
Describe speed-control circuits.
Describe directional valve circuits.
Describe regenative circuits.
Describe negative load circuits.
Describe braking circuits.
Describe fluid conditioning circuits.
Describe electro-hydraulic circuits.
Draw specified industrial circuits.
Describe non load reactive power steering.
Describe load reactive power steering circuits.
Describe open center drive circuits.
Describe closed loop drive circuits.
Describe replenishing circuits.
Describe high pressure relief circuits.
Describe directional valve circuits.
Describe flow divider circuits.
Describe priority divider circuits.
Describe fluid conditioning circuits.
Draw specified mobile circuits.
Demonstrate safe troubleshooting practices.
Troubleshoot industrial pump control circuit.
Troubleshoot industrial pressure control circuit.
Troubleshoot industrial speed control circuit.
Troubleshoot electro-hydraulic circuits.
Repair industrial circuits.
Troubleshoot power steering circuits.
Troubleshoot accessory circuits.
Troubleshoot open loop drive circuits.
Troubleshoot closed loop drive circuits.
Determine replacement components.

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  FLPW1101
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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