DE6315 – Fluid Power

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Module code
DE6315
Module title
Fluid Power
Prescription
To develop skill in the design control and construction of multi-actuator fluid power systems
Programmes
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
90
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
150
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.
Content
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
Assignment30
Practical Projects70