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DIE 216 Diesel Hydraulic Systems
Credit Hours:  8
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 18 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Theory of operation of hydraulic and hydro-static systems used in heavy equipment and truck applications. Application of the theoretical concepts, diagnostic procedures, and service and repair techniques related to hydraulic and hydro-static systems used in heavy equipment and truck applications. The course emphasizes the use of hydraulic schematics, test equipment, and service manuals to diagnose and repair.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Model safe procedures in the workplace, per OSHA.
2. (Comprehension Level) Describe the theory of fluid flow, circuits in a hydro-static system, and hydraulic and hydro-static operations.
3. (Knowledge Level) Identify the components of hydraulic circuits including flow control valves.
4. (Knowledge Level) Recite the Pressure and Flow formulas for the movement of hydraulic fluids.
5. (Application Level) Use math to calculate hydraulic pressure and flow rates.
6. (Synthesis Level) Construct simple hydraulic circuits on a hydraulic bench.
7. (Application Level) Use pressure and flow gauges to determine circuit variables.
8. (Application Level) Draw the symbols used to describe hydraulic circuits.
9. (Evaluation Level) Interpret hydraulic circuit diagrams and state how various failures in the system will affect expected outcomes.
10. (Application Level) Use diagnostic equipment to locate faults in hydraulic and hydro-static equipment.
11. (Knowledge Level) Identify the cause of failures related to hydraulic and hydro-static systems.
12. (Comprehension Level) Describe the relationship of electro-hydraulic components to hydraulic circuits.
13. (Application Level) Repair major hydraulic and electro-hydraulic components.
14. (Analysis Level) Analyze technical literature and apply the information to the diagnosis and repair of systems and subsystems.
15. (Application Level) Choose appropriate precision measuring tools and demonstrate correct use related to hydraulic system repair.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
All learning outcomes meet AED Technical Standards for Construction Equipment Technicians.