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DE6315 – Fluid Power

Module code
Module title
Fluid Power
To develop skill in the design control and construction of multi-actuator fluid power systems
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify Fluid power equipment
2. Describe the operation and construction of fluid power.
3. Analyse multi-actuator fluid power systems to describe application.
4. Design and draw multi-actuator fluid power systems.
5. Construct a multi-actuator fluid power system.
6. Design a Fluids Power distribution system.
- Fluid power systems including hydraulic and pneumatic.
- Equipment includes Pumps, Compressors, Valves (manual, pilot operated, Solenoid, pressure regulation, flow control), Accumulators, receivers, lubricators, dryers, filters, actuators, motors.
- Circuit design should include Emergency Stop functions, Fail-safe operation, speed control
- Circuits include cascade system, PLC control
- System design including Pump/Compressor receivers/Accumulators, actuator valve, Flow rates, piping, layout and selection of appropriate components from industrial suppliers.
Assessment Criteria
Assignment 30%
Practical Projects 70%

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