Pneumatic/Electro-Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems

This module will give the students an introduction to pneumatic/electro pneumatic and hydraulic systems. It will cover basic pneumatic and hydraulic components and their use in complete systems.

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Applicants will be expected to hold a Level 5 National / Higher Certificate in Business, Science, Engineering or equivalent. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience may also be considered through ATU Sligo’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.

Upon compeletion of this module learner will be able to:

1. Describe the components of a compressed air and air treatment system.

2. Demonstrate an understanding of pneumatic circuit operation, including sequence control.

3. Apply the cascade method to solve pneumatic sequential problems involving cascade groups and cylinders.

4. Demonstrate an understanding of basic hydraulic systems.

5. Design and simulate electro-pneumatic circuits to sequence cylinders.

6. Employ formulae to calculate flow rate, piston force, system pressure and piston size.

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Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

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