Components of a Hydraulic System - Skill Group Pathway


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To understand how a hydraulic system works, you must understand how the different components of the system work. This course covers how actuators, valves, piping, and instruments are used in a hydraulic system. It also covers the symbols that are used to diagram a hydraulic or electrohydraulic circuit.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Describe how hydraulic actuators transform hydraulic energy to mechanical energy
  • Describe the purpose of hydraulic valves and how they work
  • Explain the uses of piping and tubing in a hydraulic system
  • Explain the types of measuring instruments used in a hydraulic system
  • Identify the symbols used in hydraulic systems
  • Describe hydraulic and electrohydraulic circuits

Estimated completion time (hours): 5.9