This course consists of a combination of textbook and practical lab training. Pre-Apprentice Fluid Power Technology introduces the student to the properties and characteristics of basic machines, up to, internal combustion engines, hydraulics and pneumatics. Students will gain an understanding of how these basic machines are utilized to assist in the manufacturing process.. This course delves into the technology of simple machines and fluid power; and how they improve efficiency in the manufacturing environment. Concepts of levers, inclined plane and wedge, gears, work, power, force and pressure, pumps, valves, sealing devices and materials, actuators, hydraulics/pneumatics are learned in this course.
Below is a list of the planned AIM.294 course sections for this semester and near future. The seat availability shown below is not updated in real time and may be out of date. Please keep in mind that course sections may be cancelled, changed, or otherwise altered before the course section start date.