Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology Technician Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in developing and using fluid power and transportation systems. Includes instruction in fluid mechanics and hydraulics principles, fluid power systems, pipeline and pumping systems, design and operational testing, inspection and maintenance procedures, related instrumentation, and report preparation. Is Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology Technician the right major for you?
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Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology Technician Major

What Courses Do Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology Technician Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology Technician majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Advanced Hydraulic Circuits
  • Electrohydraulic Systems
  • Feedback Control Systems
  • Fluid Mechanics Applications
  • Fluid Power Circuits
  • Fluid Power Design
  • Power Transmission Control
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