Continuing Education

IACC105 - Introduction to Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Pre-requisite: IACC104

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Course Overview

Boost your professional skillset by exploring hydraulics and pneumatics. Discover the control and transmission of fluid power by using pressurized fluids. Delve into the concepts of fluid mechanics, component operation, and the analysis of typical hydraulic and pneumatic circuits. Examine fluid control mechanisms that are used in conjunction with automation systems. Build, analyze and diagnose a fluid power circuit.

With the skills gained in this course, you will be able to explain fluid power and the advantages and disadvantages of hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as fit hydraulic or pneumatic components to specific requirements.

Upcoming Offerings

Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: class is scheduled in-person, with face-to-face instruction
  • Blended: class has a portion of face-to-face and online interaction
  • Hyflex: class has a flexible structure where it's optional for students to attend sessions in the classroom, participate online, or do both.
  • Remote Live Delivery: replaced online synchronous, where classes are fully online and scheduled at a specific time for students to attend.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: replaced online asynchronous, where students can engage with online class content at different times.
  • Remote Independent: online learning where content is self-led and no instructor.
  • Work Placement: class is a work placement
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