Course Description

Course Code : INDR1010

This course has been designed to provide individuals with Pneumatic and Hydraulic systems knowledge. The training is based around practical hands on teaching to develop and or improve individual’s skills and knowledge.

Course Objectives

To have awareness of safety issues regarding Pneumatic / Hydraulic systems.

To be able to construct a number of basic Pneumatic and Electro Pneumatic circuits by using a variety of control methods to adjust working pressure, operating speed, timed and sequenced operations.

To gain understanding of components that make up a basic hydraulic system.

To be familiar with basic maintenance considerations.

To be aware of the more common graphic symbols used in Pneumatic/Hydraulic diagrams and use them to identify the components in a variety of diagrams.

Course Features

Supply to the system

Pump characteristics

The basic elements of a system

Control of movement

Types of actuators - Single, double acting and rotary

Speed control - Meter in and meter out principles

Pressure control

Sequence circuits - Using pressure control and time control

Understanding ISO symbols and Pneumatic and hydraulic symbols

Study of industrial circuits diagrams

Fault finding and system set up