INDS 106 - Pneumatics
3 Credit: (1 lecture, 2 open lab, 0 clinical) 3 Contact Hours: [ATMN 110 ]
This course introduces pneumatic fluid power systems including maintenance and troubleshooting concepts. The characteristics and dangers of using air as a fluid power force are explored. Pneumatic system components are studied including compressors, actuators, valves, and pneumatic tubing. Hands-on activities using various pneumatic components are assembled in the lab.
OFFERED: fall and spring semesters
Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1: Understand pneumatic system operations.
- Adhere to pneumatic system safety rules.
- Understand pneumatic pressure and flow concepts.
- Demonstrate valve operations.
Goal 2: Understand pneumatic system maintenance.
- Service a pneumatic filter.
- Overhaul a pneumatic lubricator.
- Replace fluid circuit components.
Goal 3: Demonstrate troubleshooting techniques for pneumatic systems.
- Troubleshoot air preparation.
- Troubleshoot pneumatic actuators and valves.
- Troubleshoot vacuum systems.
Goal 4: Demonstrate the skills to earn industry certification.
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