Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

MCS 104 (Electro)Pneumatic and Hydraulic Control Circuits (4)

Prerequisite(s): None.

An introduction to the basics of pneumatic, (electro)pneumatic, and hydraulic control circuits in a complex mechatronics system. Students investigate the physical functions and properties of control elements and the role that these functions and properties play within the system. They also utilize technical documents such as data sheets, circuit diagrams, displacement step diagrams, and function charts to identify, localize, and correct malfunctions in (electro)pneumatic and hydraulic circuits; and they perform preventive maintenance on system (electro)pneumatic and hydraulic components.

3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.