May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
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DS 155 - Heavy Equipment Hydraulics

1-12 Credit(s)

This course covers technical information and shop projects necessary for the practical application and understanding of theories and principles used in the operation, diagnosis, testing, failure analysis, and repair of mobile and stationary hydraulic systems. This includes the following; safety; technical information and shop projects to apply and understand theories, principles and applications including: introduction to hydraulics; system components; reservoirs, seals, filters, pumps, accumulators, oil coolers, pressure, flow and directional control valves, linear and rotary actuators, connectors, conductors, circuits, ANSI and ISO symbols and schematics, manually controlled hydraulic systems, pilot controlled hydraulic systems and electronically controlled hydraulic systems as used in on and off highway heavy duty trucks and equipment.

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Demonstrate customer relations' skills
2. Explain environmental awareness in the proper handling of petroleum products and related materials used to perform service and repair in the commercial transportation truck and heavy equipment industry
3. Identify and demonstrate the principles and operation of Hydraulic Systems
4. Perform service and repair procedures on vehicles according to industry standards as they are used in the commercial transportation truck and heavy equipment industry
5. Demonstrate basic math skills using formulas to determine the following: Force, pressure, area, and flow rate



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