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Engineering Drawings for Hydraulics


Engineering Drawings for Hydraulics starts with basic engineering drawing concepts that are included in a hydraulic drawing.
Learning Hours: 3.5

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Course Description

The THORS Engineering Drawings for Hydraulics course starts with basic engineering drawing concepts that are included in a hydraulic drawing. The course then focuses on those items that are specific to hydraulic drawings from symbols to accessories to notes. Major components like the reservoir, manifold, pump motor group, hoses, gauges, meters, accumulators and sensors are all covered.

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Who will benefit from this Engineering Drawings for Hydraulics course?

Quality, manufacturing, engineering, purchasing, and sales functions at organizations that perform forging operations; Students.

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 Engineering Drawings for Hydraulics

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the four steps in the working of a hydraulic system.
  2. Recognize aspects of engineering drawings that are unique to hydraulic systems.
  3. Recognize and understand the importance of symbols that appear on, and are often exclusive to, hydraulic systems.
  4. Identify the various main components in a hydraulic system on an engineering drawing for hydraulics.
Cylinders, shown here, are an important part of any Engineering Drawing for Hydraulics.
Engineering Drawings for Hydraulics

Table of Contents

  1. Distinct Characteristics
    1. Title Block
      1. Do Not Scale Drawing
      2. Drawing Tolerances
    2. Cylinder Description Box
      1. Cylinders
        1. Cylinder Elements
        2. Cylinder Function
      2. Ejectors
  2. System Component Symbols
    1. Basic Hydraulic Symbols
      1. Basic Symbols
      2. Mechanical Operations
      3. Valve Control Operations
    2. Hydraulic Lines
    3. Reservoir
      1. Breathers
      2. Hydraulic Filters
        1. Basic Hydraulic Filters
        2. Return Filters
        3. Pressure Filters
      3. Heat Exchangers
      4. Sight Gauges
      5. Cleanout Covers
      6. Tank Magnets
    4. Manifold
      1. Ports
      2. Valves
        1. Directional Control Valves
          1. Solenoid Valves
            1. Poppet Valves
            2. Spool Valves
            3. Proportional Control Valves
          2. Non-Solenoid Valves
            1. Check Valves
            2. Pilot Operated Check Valves
            3. Counterbalance Valves
            4. Shuttle Valves
        2. Pressure Control Valves
          1. Pressure Relief Valves
          2. Pressure Reducing Valves
          3. Pressure Sequence Valves
          4. Proportional Pressure Control Valves
        3. Flow Control Valves
          1. Throttle Valves
          2. Needle Valves
          3. Shutoff Valves
            1. Ball Valves
            2. Gate Valves
        4. Logic Control Elements
          1. Directional Control Logic Elements
          2. Pressure Control Logic Elements
          3. Proportional Control Logic Elements
    5. Pump Motor Group
      1. Pump
        1. Piston Pumps
          1. Pressure Compensator Valve
          2. Stroking and De-Stroking Cylinder
        2. Vane Pumps
        3. Gear Pumps
      2. Motor
  3. Accessory Symbols and Notes
    1. Hydraulic Hoses
    2. Pressure Gauges
      1. Quick Connects
      2. Test Points
    3. Flow Meters
    4. Accumulators
      1. Bladder Accumulators
      2. Piston Accumulators
    5. Sensors
      1. Switches
        1. Pressure Switches
        2. Temperature Switches
        3. Position Switches
      2. Transducers
        1. Pressure Transducers
        2. Temperature Transducers
        3. Position Transducers
    6. Vibrational Isolators
    7. Notes
      1. Oil Cleanliness Requirement
      2. Safety Requirement
      3. Build to Code Requirement
      4. Reference Only Requirement
      5. Pressure Requirement

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