Basic principles - Hydraulic Principles. Hydraulic Actuators – Linear, Rotary -
Selection – Characteristics.
Hydraulic Valves: Pressure, Flow, Direction Controls - proportional control valve.
Fluid power symbols. Hydraulic circuits: Reciprocating, Quick return, Sequencing,
synchronizing and other industrial circuits etc.
Design of Hydraulic circuits: Selection and sizing of components - calculation of
frictional head loss - equivalent length for various components - actuator load
calculation - pump sizing.
Pneumatic system fundamentals: FRL, actuators and valves. Logic Circuits - Position
- Pressure Sensing, switching, electro-pneumatic systems.
Design of Pneumatic circuits using Karnaugh maps. Cascade-Step counter.
PLC programming – Microprocessors - Principles of Low Cost Automation - Case