Syllabus For The Subject Fluid Power Systems


1) Fluid Power Principles: A Review

1. Hydraulic Principles

1.1   Basic Law of Fluids

2. Pneumatics Principles

3. Hydraulic Systems Operating

3.1 Advantage and Disadvantages of Hydraulics System

3.2 Comparing Hydraulic System

4. Pneumatic Principles

4.1 Compressor

4.2 Heat Exchange (After coolers)

4.3 Storage Tanks

4.4 Air Drying Equipments

5. Comparison of Air Systems to Electric and Hydraulic Systems

5.1 Air versus Electric System

5.2 Air versus Hydraulic System

2)Hydraulic System: Operating, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting

1 Hydraulic Pumps

1.1   Gear Pumps

1.2   Vane Pumps

1.3   Piston Pumps

2Hydraulic Motors

1.4   Motor Ratings

1.5   Vane Motors

1.6   Gear Motors

1.7   Piston Motors

1.8   Rotary  Motion (Fluid Motors and Rotary Actuators

2Startup, Operation, and Maintenance of Hydraulic Pumps and Motors

1.9   General Instructions

1.10         Pump Malfunction

1.11         Hydraulic Motor Malfunction

1.12         Troubleshooting Pumps and Motors

3Hydraulic Values

1.13         Directional Control Values

1.14         Check Values

1.15         Flow Control Values

1.16         Pressure Control Values

1.17         Solenoid Values

1.18         Servicing, Repairing, and Troubleshooting Hydraulic Values

4Hydraulic and Pneumatic Cylinders

1.19         Description and Terminology

1.20         Cylinder Ratings

1.21         Cylinder Cushions

1.22         Cylinder Piston Seal

1.23         Installation and Maintenance of Hydraulics

1.24          Troubleshooting Hydraulic and Pneumatic Cylinders

5Hydraulic Accumulators

1.25         Types and Application

1.26         Servicing and Repairing of Accumulators

6Hydraulic System Resourcing

1.27         Construction and Design

1.28         Accessories

1.29         Location

1.30         Cleaning

3) Pneumatic System: Operation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting

1 Air Compressor

1.1   Reciprocating Piston Compressor

1.2   Rotary Compressor

1.3   Installation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting

2Pneumatics Values

1.4   Value Operation

1.5   Maintenance and Troubleshooting

3Air Motors

1.6   Types of Air Motors

1.7   Air motor Characteristics

1.8   Maintenance of Air Tools

1.9   Maintenance of Air Tools

4) Contaminants in a Hydraulic System

1 Source



4Filters Types

1.10            Filter Bypass Value

1.11            Filter Condition Indicator

4Installations, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting of Hydraulic Filters

1.12            Installation

1.13            Maintenance

1.14            Troubleshooting

5) Compressed Air Filtration, Lubrication, and Moisture Control

1Contaminants in the Air System

2Air Line Filters, Lubricators, and Pressure Regulators

1.2   Compressed Air Filters

1.3   Lubricators

1.4   Pressure Regulators

1.5   Choosing a F-R-L

1.6   Routine Maintenance of F-R-L Units

3Maintenance of Compressed Air Filters

4 After coolers and Air Driers

4.1 After coolers

4.2 Air Driers

6) Hydrostatic Transmissions

1 Principles of Operation

1.1   Circuit Development

1.2   Comparison of Hydrostatic Transmission Types

1.3   Hydrostatic Transmission Controls

1.4   Troubleshooting Guidelines

2Hydrostatic Transmission Start-up Procedure

3Hydrostatic Transmission Maintenance

4Troubleshooting Hydrostatic Transmission

7) Temperature Consideration

1 Heat Generation

2         Heat Dissipation

3         Heat Exchangers: coolers

3.1   Heat Exchangers types

3.2   Addition a Second Heat Exchangers

3.3   Miscellaneous Tips o Heat Exchangers

3.4   Tips on Heat Dissipation by Radiation

4Maintenance and Services

4.1 Replacement of Zinc Anodes

4.2 Cleaning Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchanges

4.3 Cleaning Air-Oil Heat Exchangers

4.4 Checking for Leaks

8) Hydraulic System Fluids: Selection and Care

1 Fluid Type and Properties

1.1   Fluid Properties

1.2   Petroleum Oils

1.3   Fire-Resistant Fluids

1.4   Water

2         Maintaining Fluid Performance

9) Fluid Conductors and Connectors

1 Pipe, Tubing, and Hose

1.1   Pipe

1.2   Tubing

1.3   Hose

1.4   Tube Fittings

1.5   Straight Thread O-Rings Fittings

1.6   Hose Fittings and Couplers

2         Installation Considerations

2.1   Pipe Installations

2.2   Tubing Installations

2.3   Hose Installations

2.4   Hose Fitting Installations

3         Plant Air Line Piping System

4         Use and Care of Hose and System

5         Hose Assembly Failures

5.1   Improper Application

5.2   Improper Assembly and Installation

5.3   External Damage

5.4   Faulty Equipment

5.5   Faulty Hose

5.6   Analyzing Manifold Hydraulic System

6         Modular Manifold Hydraulic System

10)Seal for Fluid Power Equipment

1 Seal Forms

2Dynamic Seal Application and Failures

2.1   Radial Lip Seals

2.2   Face Seals

2.3   Packing’s

3         Statics Seal Application and Failures

3.1   Gaskets

3.2   O-Rings

4         Statics Seal Application and Failures

5         Seal Materials

5.1   Elastomeric Seal Materials

6         Tips to Avoid Premature Seal Failures

7         Exclusion Rings, or Wiper or Scraper Rings

11)Fluid Power System: Operation, Maintenance

1 System Design Considerations

2 Installation, Start-up, and Operation of Hydraulic System

2.1 Installation

2.2 Start-up

2.3 Operation

3Knowing the System

4Maintenance of Hydraulic System

4.1   Maintenance Procedures and Hints

5Hydrualic System Maintenance Accessories

6Fluid Storage and Handling

7Troubleshooting Guides

12)Fluid Power System Malfunction Detection and Diagnosis

1 Malfunction Detection

1.1   Using a Hydraulic Tester to Troubleshoot

1.2   Application of a Tester

2Application of a Tester

2.1 Bourdon Tube Pressure Gauge

2.2 Viscosity Measurement

2.3 Liquid-Level and Temperature Indicators

13) Fluid Power System Noise Control

1Pump Noise

2Hydraulic System Noise Control

2.1 Vibration Noise Control

2.2   Fluid borne Noise Control

3Noise Measurement

4Research to Reduce

14) Electro hydraulic Servo System, Proportional Value System, and Load-Sensing System

1 Description

1.1   Control System Types

1.2   Electro hydraulic Equipments

2Properties of Feedback Control System

2.1 Objective

2.2 Open-loop Versus Closed-Loop System Characteristics

2.3 Stability and Dynamic Response

3 Electro hydraulic Proportional and Servo Values

3.1 Proportional Valve Construction 

3.2 Servo Valve Construction

3.3 Servo Valve Characteristics

3.4 Flow Control Servo Valve

3.5 Pressure-Control Servo Valve

4 Installation,Operation ,Maintenance,and Troubleshooting of Servo Valve

4.1 Installation and Start-up

4.2 Operation

4.3 Maintenance and Troubleshooting

5 Servo-System Terminology

















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