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Aerospace Hydraulic Systems JC-AER-3004


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Course Description

Hydraulic systems are fluid power systems used in airplanes. A fluid power system is a mechanical system that uses the energy created by moving fluid to do work. Fluid power makes many systems in an airplane work, including the landing gear and flight control systems.

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

• Describe a fluid power system

• Identify which systems on an airplane are operated hydraulically

• List the components of a typical hydraulic system

• Describe the functions of the different parts of a hydraulic system

• Understand how a simple hydraulic circuit works

• Know the advantages and disadvantages of hydraulic systems

• Know some of the dangers associated with hydraulic system maintenance

Estimated completion time (hours): 1.4