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Fluid properties, fluid statics, fluid dynamics, friction loss and fluid power system. Laboratory practices in hydraulic system behavior and fluid power applications.
Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisites: IME 2810 and PHYS 1130/1140.
Credits: 3 hours
Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (2 - 3)
Performance Criteria Measured1
|Understand fluid properties and their effect in performance of fluid power applications.||b, c||
|Understand fundamental concepts of fluid statics, fluid dynamics and energy balance.||a*||
A4: Understands the use of scientific principles in engineering systems.
|Understand features and function of basic fluid power system components.||c*||
C1: Gathers and uses data to assess process and product quality
|Acquire analytical skills necessary for solving fluid power system design and analysis problems.||b||
Performance Criteria1: IME performance criteria may be found at http://www.wmich.edu/ime/performance-criteria.html
ABET-TAC Outcomes2: Outcomes may be found at http://www.abet.org/
*results tracked in ABET course notebooks
Mott, R. L., Applied Fluid Mechanics, 6th edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2006.
Esposito, A., Fluid Power with Applications, 7th edition, Prentice Hall, 2009.
Western Michigan University
F-222 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Revision Date: Summer 2011