Hydraulics and pneumatics
|Structure Type: ||Course|
|Credits: ||2.0 points|
|Responsible Teacher: ||Kärkkäinen, Markku|
|Language of Instruction: ||Finnish|
Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester
|Curriculum  ||Semester  ||Credits  ||Start of Semester  ||End of Semester|
Students will learn about the controls and actuators used in hydraulic and pneumatic systems. They will be competent in designing and creating hydraulic and pneumatic systems. They have command of the measurement of the system and selection of components and be able to consider the criteria for selection in their designing work.
Classroom lessions up to 30 hours including guided laboratory assignments, independent working of 23 hours
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
No previous studies are required.
Hydraulic pumps, hydraulic valves, hydraulic actuators, types of compressors, valve types, pneumatic timers and logic valves, control systems for pneumatic circuits, principles of designing a pneumatic system.
Recommended or Required Reading
Handout supplied by lecturer
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
- Interactive lectures
- Laboratory work
A sufficient grade will be reached by mastering the contents mentioned in the learning objectives. For a good grade the stundent has to show an ability to handle more comprhensive problems.In addition to previous an excellent grade reuquires a correct solution to a challenging problem
- Two interim exams or one final exam
- Approved lab work