EGR 171 Fluid Systems

This subject deals with engineering principles associated with the control and usage of fluids. Particular emphasis is placed on the concepts of work and power and how they apply to the design and troubleshooting of hydraulic and pneumatic devices and systems (circuits). Pumps, compressors, actuators, valves, gages, conductors, and automated equipment are analyzed in both the class and laboratory. The course also covers the use of ISO Fluid Power Symbols and Standards. Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra competency or high school algebra II. Three class hours and three laboratory hours a week. Instructional Support Fee applies. 4 credits. Fall.

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