Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

AIT 115 - Hydraulic Systems


Description: Introductory course in the principles of hydraulic system operation, component construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, and operation.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Safety procedures and processes
  2. Hydraulic power systems and their functional characteristics
  3. Hydraulic components including pumps, motors, valves, cylinders, and accumulators
  4. Maintenance of hydraulic systems
  5. Hydraulic schematic symbols

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify shop hazards and emergency procedures. (1)
  2. Utilize safety data sheets for chemicals in the shop environment. (1)
  3. Describe the operation, features and functions of hydraulic power systems. (2)
  4. Install hydraulic components including pumps, motors, valves, cylinders, and accumulators. (3)
  5. Operate hydraulic systems, including the adjustment of hydraulic pressure control valves in a given hydraulic system. (3)
  6. Test hydraulic components including pumps, motors, valves, cylinders, and accumulators. (3)
  7. Perform maintenance on hydraulic components, including inspection, removal, and replacement. (4)
  8. Interpret hydraulic schematics, including identifying schematic symbols, process flow, and operation of the components and systems. (5)