Course Number: HYD-004
Course Field: Fluid Power
PDH Credits: 4

Course Overview

This course provides an overview of pumps used in fluid power systems. Topics include operation and performance of pumps, classification of pumps, rotary pumps, lobe pumps, screw pumps, vane pumps, reciprocating pumps, and eductors.

Course Objectives

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

  1. Explain the functions, operating characteristics, and related data pertinent to hydraulic pumps.
  2. Identify operating principles and construction features of rotary pumps.
  3. Recognize functions and principles of operation of various types of reciprocating pumps.
  4. Describe the construction features of various types of reciprocating pumps.

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.