2022-2023 Catalog 
    Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog
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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.

  1. Adhere to pneumatic system safety rules.
  2. Understand pneumatic pressure and flow concepts.
  3. Demonstrate valve operations.

Goal 2:  Understand pneumatic system maintenance.

  1. Service a pneumatic filter.
  2. Overhaul a pneumatic lubricator.
  3. Replace fluid circuit components.

Goal 3:  Demonstrate troubleshooting techniques for pneumatic systems.

  1. Troubleshoot air preparation.
  2. Troubleshoot pneumatic actuators and valves.
  3. Troubleshoot vacuum systems.

Goal 4:  Demonstrate the skills to earn industry certification.

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