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ELEC 424 Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Vacuum Power Systems

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Theory, construction, installation, and operation of hydraulic, pneumatic, and vacuum power systems in an automated controls environment. Investigates various types of devices, including those that produce linear and rotary power, check valves, flow valves, and electrical activators. The various fundamental laws of physical science that govern fluid flow are also reviewed with respect to operation and troubleshooting.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: ELEC 422
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU