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Module Code: MFE203TC
Module Title: Pneumatic and Hydraulic Technology
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2021/22
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: School of Intelligent Manufacturing Ecosystem
Pre-requisites: N/A
This course covers the fundamentals of pneumatic and hydraulic technology through introducing the student to modern hydraulic pump, hydraulic cylinder, cylinder and control valve. As an application-oriented subject, this module enables students be familiar with the basic concept of fluid transmission and the structure of the pneumatic and hydraulic system. Through this module, students should master the basic principle of hydraulic and pneumatic components. In addition, the scope of this module covers the application of the hydraulic and pneumatic control system in mechatronics system.
Learning outcomes 
A Master the basic knowledge and calculation method of hydraulic and pneumatic transmission

B Understand the working principle, characteristics and application of hydraulic pump, hydraulic cylinder, cylinder and control valve

C Understand the hydraulic and pneumatic control system circuit diagram

D Design basic hydraulic system and pneumatic control system

E Understand the application of advanced hydraulic and pneumatic technology in electromechanical equipment
Method of teaching and learning 
This module is delivered through a combination of formal lectures, tutorials, design exercises and supervised laboratory sessions. There is a particular emphasis on developing design skills alongside problems solving.
Lecture 1 Introduction and the basic knowledge of hydraulic transmission

Lecture 2-3 Hydraulic power elements and actuators

Construction and selection of Gear pump, Vane pump, Piston pump and hydraulic pump.

Lecture 4-5 Hydraulic control and auxiliary components

The working principle and application of throttle valve and speed regulating valve.

Lecture 6 Basic hydraulic circuit and typical hydraulic circuit

The working principle and function of reversing circuit, voltage regulating loop, unloading loop, decompression circuit, booster circuit, speed regulating loop, speed increasing circuit and speed changing circuit, and the function and the relationship of each component in the circuit.

Lecture 7 Air source systems and air purifiers and pneumatic actuators

Lecture 8 Pneumatic control element

Lecture 9-11 Pneumatic program control system

Single acting cylinder control system - feeding mechanism;

Double acting cylinder control system-hopper door control mechanism control loop;

Feed mechanism control loop with stroke detection

Lecture 12 Electro-pneumatic program control

Design of Pneumatic Circuit and Circuit Diagram.
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26  4    10    35  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Assignment 40.00
2 Final Exam 60.00

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