ATF 1470

Fundamentals of Pneumatics

3 Credits

Replaces APT 8470.

This course is designed to provide the student with the technical knowledge and practical applications for control of valves that operate various air-powered devices. Topics are design, installation, and trouble-shooting control air circuits; nature of compressed air, compressed air flow, work devices, control devices, circuit diagrams, development of pneumatic control circuits, power source selection and information tables, standard safety procedures, and application of diagramming and blueprint reading. Field trips will be conducted to inspect modern pneumatic equipment, installations, and applications. Course/lab fees.