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School of Agriculture, Sustainability, Business and Entrepreneurship

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083

Course Description

Basic Hydraulics

This course will present the fundamental principles of hydraulic and pneumatic systems as used on mobile agricultural, construction and on-highway machinery. Disassembly and inspection of the various components in hydraulic systems will be completed throughout the course. Introduction to ISO graphic symbols and how they are represented in actual systems will be stressed. Additionally, diagnostics and testing of equipment will be discussed. Co-requisite MAGN 101 or permission of instructor 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), spring semester This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Natural Science.

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Robert R. Cross
(315) 684-6728
Marshall Hall, Room 136

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Admissions Requirements

Desired: three units each of defined math and science and vocational training or agriculture.