Feb 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog
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APT 150 - Hydraulic and Pneumatic Fundamentals


3 Credit(s)
The course provides the basic theory of fluid power systems including Pascal’s Law. Students will study the various components of fluid power systems including pumps, valves, cylinders, filters, heat exchangers, pressure regulators and accumulators. Hydraulic terminology and the use of hydraulic symbols on schematics are an area of focus. Students will design and troubleshoot elementary fluid power circuits. Students will also study pneumatic systems and system components. Both hydraulic and pneumatic system are covered in the maintenance sections.

Pre/Corequisite(s): APT 103  and APT 104  with a minimum grade of “C”, and satisfactory numerical placement test scores or MATH 101  or MATH 108  or MATH 109  or MATH 110  or MATH 113  or MATH 279  or MATH 280  or MATH 281 .



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