Course Number: HYD-010
Course Field: Fluid Power
PDH Credits: 3

Course Overview

This course provides an overview of hydraulic actuators. The actuators discussed in the course include various types of hydraulic cylinders, rotary actuators, motors, and turbines.

Course Objectives

When you have completed this course, you will be able to do the following:

  1. Recognize the types of fluid power actuating devices.
  2. Identify the construction features and uses of the various types of actuating cylinders.
  3. Identify the operating characteristics of various types of actuating cylinders.
  4. Recognize the different types of fluid power motors.
  5. Identify functions and operating characteristics of various types of turbines.
  6. Identify the construction features of various types of turbines.

Course Content

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After you pass the quiz, you will receive a certificate of completion, which you may access within your Account page. You may present this certificate to your state licensing board as proof of course completion.