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Hydraulic System Fundamentals


Hydraulic System Fundamentals examines the various input and output devices and components that make-up a hydraulic system.
Learning Hours: 2

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Course Description

Hydraulic System Fundamentals examines the various input and output devices and components that make-up a hydraulic system. In addition to learning about the various input and output devices, the learner will understand how control devices are used to regulate the flow of fluid through valving mechanisms. The learner will then be introduced to accessories that are commonly used in hydraulic systems. This course is presented using THORS’ visual and interactive format with additional test and learning moments to help solidify concepts.

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Who will benefit from this Hydraulic Systems course?

Quality, manufacturing, engineering, designing, purchasing, and sales functions at organizations that require an understanding of hydraulic systems.

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms and understanding of key concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Hydraulic System Fundamentals

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the difference between input and output devices.
  2. Differentiate the various types of pumps and motors used in a hydraulic system.
  3. Recognize symbols used in a hydraulic schematic.
  4. Name the different valves that are manufactured and understand how they function.
  5. Recall common accessories and reasons for their use within a hydraulic system.
Illustration demonstrating how valves, a type of control device, are used to dictate how fluid will move within a hydraulic system.
Hydraulic System Fundamentals

Table of Contents

  1. Input and Output Devices
    1. Actuators
      1. Single-Acting Cylinder
      2. Double-Acting Cylinder
    2. Hydraulic Pumps
      1. Gear Pump
      2. Vane Pump
      3. Piston Pump
      4. Variable Volume Piston Pump
    3. Accumulator
    4. Hydraulic Motors
      1. Fixed Displacement Motor
      2. Variable Displacement Motor
      3. Gear Motor
      4. Vane Motor
      5. LSHT Motors
    5. Hydraulic Tank
    6. Filter
  2. Valves
    1. Directional Control Valve
    2. Pilot Operated Direction Control Valve
    3. Pressure Control Valves
      1. Sequence Valves
      2. Unloading Valves
      3. Counterbalance Valves
    4. Pressure Reducing Valves
  3. Hydraulic System Accessories
    1. Hydraulic Hoses
    2. Electronic Controls
    3. Solenoids
    4. Proportional Controls
    5. Control Amplifiers
    6. Pressure Gauge
    7. Pressure Transducers
    8. Flow Meters

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