Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

EGT-148 Hydraulics and Basic Circuits (3.00)

Introduces the use of hydraulic pumps and systems, and basic electronic circuit design, including analysis techniques for both. Emphasizes using Kirchhoff's Laws and Ohms Law to analyze circuits. Covers pumping, controlling, measuring flows, designing and analyzing hydraulic systems. Focuses on distinguishing between types of valves, pumps, hose and connection arrangements, flow patterns, as well as basic circuit parts, such as resistors, capacitors, switches and inductors. Introduces basic terminology and schematic drawing symbols for both hydraulics and circuit elements. Credits: 3, Hours: (2/2/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B