Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5690516
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. RAF TUNA BALKAN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Theory and design of hydraulic and pneumatic control systems and components, their applications. Pressure-flow relationships for hydraulic and pneumatic valves. Valve configurations. Valve operating forces. Closed loop systems. Control and measurement of pressure, flow speed, position, force and other quantities. Application of basic principles to component and system design.