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MET 132 Fluid Power Hydraulics-Pneumatics
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Fluid theory, production, consumption, control and application of the transmission of energy through hydraulic and pneumatic components, including valves, actuators, pumps and circuits.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: Basic math skills.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe the design, construction, and theory of operations of basic fluid power systems. (CSLO 2,3)
2. (Comprehension Level) Describe the function of fluid power pumps. (CSLO 2,3)
3. (Comprehension Level) Recognize and define terminology and nomenclature related to the fluid power industry. (CSLO 2,3)
4. (Comprehension Level) Describe the function of fluid power accumulators and actuators. (CSLO 2,3)
5. (Knowledge Level) Recognize and define functions of various components in fluid power systems. (CSLO 2,3,4)
6. (Evaluation Level) Interpret symbols, schematics, and circuits. (CSLO 2,3,4)
7. (Synthesis Level) Design and create circuits with fluid power components. (CSLO 2,3)
8. (Knowledge Level) Identify and explain the purpose and functions of valves, actuators, pumps, motors, and controls in fluid power applications. (CSLO 2,3,4)
9. (Application Level) Apply fluid power theories to actual circuits and systems. (CSLO 2,3)
10. (Synthesis Level) Create a PLC control program to control a fluid power system. (CSLO 2,3)
11. (Synthesis Level) Design and troubleshoot a model that incorporates fluid power. (CSLO 2,3)
12. (Synthesis Level) Design and troubleshoot a model that uses a PLC to operate fluid power components. (CSLO 2,3)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
OSHA: www.osha.gov