HYDRAULIC POWER SYSTEMS: PRACTICAL APPROACH ON DESIGN AND SELECTION COURSE

HYDRAULIC POWER SYSTEMS: PRACTICAL APPROACH ON DESIGN AND SELECTION COURSE

Course Description

DURATION

14 hours (Two (2) days)

 

TARGET GROUP 

  • Engineers and consultants
  • Operation and maintenance officers
  • Technical service executives
  • Plant supervisor and technicians
  • Personnel who would like to improve or acquire knowledge in hydraulic systems

 

TARGETED INDUSTRY/INDUSTRIES

Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Power Plant, Renewal Energy Plant, Co-Generation Plant and all industries that are using hydraulic power systems.

 

CERTIFICATION

Not applicable.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

Hydraulic systems are used in many types of industrial applications, especially for heavy duty machineries. Good understanding in basic principle, operation and maintenance of the hydraulic systems and their associate equipment are essential for optimal hydraulic performance.

This course is aimed to enhance the participant’s understanding on the basic principle design in relation to the effective operation of hydraulic systems. Participants are exposed to the latest information on practical aspects of hydraulic systems and discussion on maintenance and troubleshooting approaches.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVE

The Hydraulics training course provides an extensive understanding of hydraulic systems and components that is used to control the pressure, flow and direction of linear and rotary actuators.

 

COURSE OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, the delegates will be able to: –

  • Understand the fundamental and operation of practical hydraulic systems
  • Understanding the function of the hydraulic components and their selections
  • Recognize and draw the hydraulic graphic symbols and construct hydraulic control circuits
  • Expose to the basic calculation, the design process of hydraulic system and components selection
  • Evaluate performance and reengineering the existing hydraulic system
  • Acquire tips on installation, commissioning and maintenance practices

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

  • Lecture
  • Classroom discussions
  • Case study

 

COURSE CONTENTS

Module 1: Introduction to hydraulic applications: advantages and limitations

  • Definition of hydraulic technology
  • Application in industrial machinery
  • Marine and ship deck facilities
  • Mobile applications, heavy duty crane, lift and truck
  • Review on the selected practical hydraulic circuits

 

Module 2: Hydraulic Pumps and Actuators

  • Type and construction
  • Working principles, function and control
  • Symbols and interpretation
  • Selection parameters
  • Advantages and limitation
  • Governing equation and parameter
  • Performance and efficiency
  • Design exercise

 

Module 3: Hydraulic Control Valves and Circuits

  • Types and control function
  • Working principles, function and control
  • Symbols and interpretation
  • Selection parameters
  • Advantages and limitation
  • Governing equation and parameter
  • Design exercise

 

Module 4: Sizing and Selection of Hydraulic Components – Part 1

  • Governing equations
  • Important components parameters
  • Calculation of operational parameters
  • Selection of components for linear load
  • Selection of components for rotary load
  • Power estimation and prime mover requirement
  • Design exercise

 

Module 5: Sizing and Selection of Hydraulic Components – Part 2

  • Governing equations
  • Important components parameters
  • Calculation of operational parameters
  • Selection of components for linear load
  • Selection of components for rotary load
  • Power estimation and prime mover requirement
  • Design excise

 

Module 6: Practical Aspect of Hydraulic Fluids, Contamination and Filtration

  • Types and classification of hydraulic fluids
  • Selection of hydraulic fluids
  • Contamination in hydraulic systems and effective control
  • Fluid storage strategy and signage
  • Filter and filtration systems and sizing
  • Effective hydraulic tanks – installation and sizing
  • Design exercise

 

Module 7: Plant visit (For in-house workshop only)

  • Demonstration and inspection of actual hydraulic systems
  • Consultation on the existing hydraulic system in the plant
  • Discussion on problematic hydraulic design