Course Number: HYD-011
Course Field: Fluid Power
PDH Credits: 3

Course Overview

This course provides an overview of pneumatics. Topics include the characteristics of gases, compressibility of gases, the kinetic theory of gases, Boyle's law, Charles's law, the general gas law, types of gases used in a pneumatic system, and contamination control.

Course Objectives

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

  1. Recognize the pressure characteristics of gases and liquids.
  2. Recognize the common temperature scales.
  3. Recognize various theories, laws, and properties of gases.
  4. Recognize characteristics of gases used in pneumatic systems.
  5. Recognize the color codes of compressed gas cylinders.
  6. Identify safety precautions for handling compressed gas.

Course Content

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