EGR 171 : Fluid Systems

This subject deals with engineering principles associated with the control and usage of fluids. Particular emphasis is placed on the concepts of work and power and how they apply to the design and troubleshooting of hydraulic and pneumatic devices and systems (circuits). Pumps, compressors, actuators, valves, gauges, conductors, and automated equipment are analyzed in both the class and laboratory. The course also covers the use of ISO Fluid Power Symbols and Standards. Three class hours and three laboratory hours a week. Fall


Intermediate Algebra competency or concurrent enrollment in MTH 152.

  1. Identify and describe safety survival equipment for use on board vessels.
  2. Identify, describe and use marine safety procedures both on the dock and at sea.
  3. Use actual safety equipment and procedures in water experiences.
  4. Demonstrate firefighting basics, dewatering skills, and skills to deal with emergencies at sea.