Fluid Power Basics

Provided by: Ivy Tech

Introduces the student to fluid power principles and components; Teaches basic circuit design through the use of symbols and schematic diagrams to build a foundation for career work in fluid power technology;

Course Objectives:

  • 1 Calculate and demonstrate the basic physics of fluid mechanics using Pascal's Law
  • 2 Describe function and construction of various fluid power components, including pumps, valves, cylinders, filters, heat exchangers, pressure regulators, and accumulators
  • 3 Identify fluid power symbols and interpret fluid power schematic diagrams

Course ID

INDT 104


All Campuses


Ivy Tech


Communication, Critical Thinking, Personal Effectiveness, Fluid Power

Method of Delivery

Face to Face

Estimated Effort

64 hours