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CodeSubject HeadingLevel /CostSelf study plansTutorialTechnicalVideosTest rig/ exerciseBFPAIFPSBTEC
HI00Basic Hydraulics Introduction1
HI01What hydraulics is used for1HI01 A5
HI02Understand fluid power uses1HI02 A5
HI03Compare Electric, Pneumatic, Hydraulic1HI03 1A5
HI04Hydraulic Component Basics1HI04 1
HI05Hydraulic Circuit Basics1HI05 2
HI06Tractor Hydraulics Example1
HS00Hydraulics Safety3
HS01Safe Operation of Equipment3HS01 A5
HS02Safe Start-up and Shut-down3HS02 25, 27, 33, 34A4, C1
HS03H&S Risk Assessment3HS03 25, 27, 33, 34A4, C1
HS04Fluid Power Risk Awareness3HS04 25, 28, 29, 30A4, C1
HF00Formulas and Fundamentals
HF01Basic Theories and Formulas3HF01
HF02Pressure and Force Formulas3HF02 3a1a
HF03Flow and PD Formulas3HF03 3b, 3c1a
HF04Power and Efficiency Formulas3HF04 3d, 3e1a
HF05Pressure + Poppet Valve Fundamentals3 3f1a
HF06Motor Control Circuit Basics3
Full Calculation Formula List1
HP00Hydraulic Principles
HP01Hydraulic Control Principles4HP01
HP02Hydraulic Design Priorities2HP02
HP03Hydraulic Symbols2HP03 4a2aB1
HP04Fluid Contamination Control3HP04 11a, 11b, 11c1b
HP05Hydraulic Fluid Properties & Sealing4HP05 12, 13, 14
HD00Hydraulic Pumps + Motors
HD01Hydraulic Pumps Review2HD01 5aA1
HD02Gerotor Pumps and Motors25a2bA1
HD03Gear Pump Operation, Use, Types2 5a2bA1
HD04Gear Pump Features, Tips, Specify45a2b
HD05Vane Pump Operation, Use, Types2 5a, 5b2bA1
HD06Vane Pump Features, Tips, Specify45a, 5b2b
HD07Axial Piston Pumps Operation, Use, Types2 5a, 5b2bA1
HD08Axial Piston Pump Features, Tips, Specify45a, 5b2b
HD09Raial Piston Pumps25a2bA1
HD11LSHT Motors2
HD12Pump Controllers4 5c
HV00Control Valves
HV01Check Valve Operation, Use, Types2HV01 9a, 9b2e
HV02Check Valve Features, Tips, Specify4 3c
HV03Directional Valve Operation, Use, Types2HV03 9c2eA3
HV04Directional Valve Features, Tips, Specify4 4a, 4cA3
HV05Pressure Relief Valve Operation, Use, Types2HV05 7a2cA3
HV06Pressure Relief Valve Features, Tips, Specify4 7b, 7c3aA3
HV07Flow Control Valve Operation, Use, Types2HV07 8a2dA3
HV08Flow Control Valve Features, Tips, Specify4 8a, 8b3bA3
HV09Reducing Valve Operation, Use, Types2HV09 7aA3
HV10Reducing Valve Features, Tips, Specify4 7b, 7cA3
HV11Sequence Valves Operation, Use, Types2 7a
HV12Sequence Valves Features, Tips, Specify4 7b, 7c
HV13Proportional Valve Operation, Use, Types2HV13
HV14Servo Proportional Features, Tips, Specify4
HV15Counterbalance Valve Operation, Use, Types2
HV16Counterbalance Features, Tips, Specify4
HV17Logic Valve Operation, Use, Types2
HV18Logic Valves Features, Tips, Specify4
HA00Hydraulic Actuators3HA00
HA01Hydraulic Cylinder Operation, Use, Types2 102gA2
HA02Hydraulic Cylinder Features, Tips, Specify4
HA03Rotory Actuator Operation, Use, Types22gA2
HA04Cylinder / Valve Sizing5 A2
HE00Ancillary Equipment2HE00
HE01Hydraulic Filter Operation, Use, Types2 A1
HE02Hydraulic Filter Features, Tips, Specify4 A1
HE03Accumulator Operation, Use, Types2 2fA1
HE04Accumulator Features, Tips, Specify4 A1
HE05Pipework and Fittings Use, Types2HE05 C2
HE06Pipework and Fittings Tips, Specification3 C2
HE07Hydraulic Hose Installation316, 18C2
HE08Identify Hydraulic Hose2 17, 20
HE09Pipework Sizing Guide3 C2
HE10Fitting Assembly Guide3 C2
HU00Hydraulic Power Units3
HU01Power Unit Operation, Use, Types2HU01 6A1
HU02Power Unit Features, Tips, Specify4
HU03Power Unit Design Guide5 A1
HM00Hydraulic System Maintenance4HM00
HM01Maintenance Design Features4 6, 19, 24C2
HM02Power Unit Maintenance Examples3 6C2
HM03Hydraulic Maintenance Procedures4 15, 31, 32C2
HM04Troubleshooting Fault Finder Tool3 21, 22, 235aC3
HT00Instrumentation and Testing
HT01Instrumentation Types and Operation2 26C3
HT02Hydraulic Testing Examples35dC3
HS00Design Strategies
HS01Industrial Sandwich Design2
HS02Mobile Design Strategy2
HS03Cartridge Design Strategy2
HS04Pilot Control Design Strategy3
HC00Hydraulic Circuit Examples
HC01Power Supply Circuit Examples4HC01
HC02Safety Circuit Examples4
HC03System Load Affects on Circuit Design5 4b4a, 4b, 4c, 4eB1, B2
HC04System Dynamics Affect on Circuit Design5
HC05Common Circuit Design Variations4 4b4a, 4b, 4c, 4eB1, B2
HC06Hydrostatic, Closed Circuit, Drives3
HC08Logic Circuits Designs4
HC09Circuit Builder Simulation Examples5 4b4a, 4b, 4c, 4eB1, B2
HW00Hydraulic Project Applications
HW01Operate and Understand Mobile Equipment4HW01 4b4a, 4b, 4c, 4eB1, B2
HW02Maintain and Diagnose Mobile Equipment4HW02 4b4a, 4b, 4c, 4eB1, B2
HW03Scissor Lift Hydraulic Circuit Design4HW03 4b4a, 4b, 4c, 4eB1, B2
HW04Industrial Power Unit Reservoir Design4 4b4a, 4b, 4c, 4eB1, B2
HW05Hydraulic Motor Drive System Sizing4HW05 4b4a, 4b, 4c, 4eB1, B2
HQ00Interactive Quiz Modules2
HQ01Hydraulic course planner1
HQ02Quiz Trial2
HQ03Hydraulic Quiz Part 13
HQ04Hydraulic Quiz Part 23
HQ05Learning Results Store (LRS) xapi3

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Hydraulic Simulations and Experiments

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