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AVM 223 - Hydraulic and Pneumatic Power

2.5 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
1.25 lecture periods 3.75 lab periods

Hydraulic and pneumatic system components. Includes system operating principles, fluids, pressures, hydraulic powered flight controls, landing gear, braking and accessory power systems, pneumatically powered or assisted accessories, and system and component inspection servicing and repairs.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate proficient knowledge of aircraft hydraulic system components
  2. Demonstrate proficient knowledge of aircraft hydraulic system operation
  3. Demonstrate proficient knowledge of aircraft landing gear, flight control, and brake systems
  4. Demonstrate proficient knowledge of aircraft hydraulic system inspection, servicing, and repair

Outline:
  1. Hydraulic Fluids
    1. Viscosity
    2. Stability
    3. Types
    4. Precautions
  2. System Principles
    1. Needs for power
    2. Moving of fluid
    3. Routing and selector valves
    4. Basic components
  3. Reservoirs Types
    1. Features
    2. Servicing and inspection
  4. Filters
    1. Types
    2. Features
    3. Servicing and inspection
  5. Fluid Pumps
    1. Hand pumps
    2. Constant delivery
    3. Variable delivery
    4. Types
    5. Features
    6. Servicing and inspection
  6. Pressure Regulation
    1. Relief valves
    2. Regulators
    3. Indicating equipment
    4. Adjustment and servicing
  7. Accumulators
    1. Types
    2. Features
    3. Servicing
  8. Check Values
    1. Types
    2. Features
    3. Installations
  9. Actuating Cylinders
    1. Types
    2. Principles of operation
    3. Inspection and servicing
    4. Maintenance
  10. Selector Valves
    1. Operating principles
    2. Types
    3. Applications
  11. Hydraulic Power Systems
    1. Light A/C brakes
    2. Heavy A/C brakes
    3. Flight controls
    4. Steering
    5. Accessories
  12. Pneumatic Power Supply
    1. Pumps and supply
    2. Storage
    3. Precautions
  13. Pneumatic Power Equipment
    1. Control valves
    2. Pressure adjustment
    3. Restrictors
    4. Filters
    5. Maintenance and inspection