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

AIT 120 - Pneumatic Systems


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

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 3

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

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