NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Mar 30, 2023  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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DESL 1850 - Mobile Hydraulic Technology

This course will cover the basic theories of hydraulics (pressure, flow, force, inertia, torque, and work are some of the hydraulic principals covered). Hydraulic components, graphic symbols, hydraulic oils and filtration will also be integrated into this course.

Credits: 4

Instructional Method Lecture/Lab

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of DESL 1850 Mobile Hydraulic Technology, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate proper safety practices when working with hydraulics.
  2. Explain basic hydraulic laws and principles.
  3. Outline the operation of the most common valves and components used in hydraulic systems.
  4. Explain proper maintenance procedures when working on hydraulic systems.
  5. Explain the use of hydraulic symbols and diagrams.
  6. Identify the differences between open and closed loop systems. Use various shop equipment safely and effectively to diagnose and repair their project.

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