MRT 140 - Introduction to Hydraulics and Hydraulics Systems at Tidewater Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Focuses on the fundamentals of basic symbols and diagrams of fluid power circuits. Includes control circuits from single motion to multiple interlocks, selection and use of common hydraulic components, operation and maintenance of shipboard pumps to include fuel transfer, raw water, fresh water, deck power, bilge and ballast, and sanitary electrical control of hydraulic circuits by switches, relays and solenoids.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

Required course for Associate of Applied Science in Diesel Technology Required course for Career Studies Certificates in Marine Gasoline Engine Technology

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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