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Spring 2024
May 29, 2024
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ME 53500 - Design And Modeling Of Fluid Power Systems
Credit Hours: 3.00. Introduction to fluid power technology. Design of hydraulic systems for mobile and industrial application for functionality, cost and energy efficiency. Modeling strategies for fluid power systems. Labs and class projects are given to reinforce the design and modeling learning projects.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: School of Mechanical Engr
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Interpret and design hydraulic systems according to ISO standard of representation. 2. Describe the principle of operation of basic components such as pumps, motors, hydraulic control valves, pipes, linear actuators (cylinders) and recognize the technologies available for each component. 3. Model the operation of hydraulic components through lumped or distributed numerical approaches. 4. Discuss the features of the hydraulic control technologies commonly available for mobile machinery and industrial applications, particularly in terms of cost, functionality and energy consumption. 5. Formulate, design, simulate and present the most energy efficient solution for the hydraulic control system of a fluid power application, given the functional requirements.

GR-ME 53500 Requisites

General Requirements:

Student Attribute: GR
May not be taken concurrently.  )
Course or Test: ME 30800
May not be taken concurrently. )

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