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HET 200 - Heavy Equipment Hydraulic Fundamentals

Unit(s): 4.0

Prerequisite: HET 107
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

This introductory course is designed to familiarize the students with a variety of mobile hydraulic systems and their operational characteristics. Topics covered include hydraulics safety, hydraulic power principles, system designs, basic components, oil contamination and filtration, hydraulic symbols, schematics, diagrams, and testing instruments. In addition, an overview of electro-hydraulic systems including electric and electronic components, controllers, controller programming, and data communication, will also be covered. Hydraulic trainer simulators will be used to illustrate power principles and operation. Using hydraulic schematics the students will build a wide variety of hydraulic systems commonly installed in modern heavy equipment.

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Whittier, CA 90601

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