DCAT 112: Fundamentals of Hydraulics

Credits 3
A lecture/lab course designed to teach the basic hydraulic fundamentals. Identification and function of the various components used in Caterpillar hydraulic systems will include vane pumps, gear pumps and piston pumps. Also covered is ISO hydraulic symbol identification and tracing oil flows used in Caterpillar hydraulic systems. Lab exercises include disassembly and assembly of Caterpillar hydraulic components.