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“While I have seen many such [renewable energy] programs in the US and Canada, I have seen none which compare to Morrisville’s. In terms of diversity of programs, quality of faculty and staff, depth of instruction and ‘passion,’ [MSC’s Renewable Energy program] is far ahead of the competition.”

Ross Taylor, IREC certified Training Manager, Southwest Windpower (now of Evoco Energy)

School of Agriculture and Natural Resources

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

Renewable Energy Technology A.A.S.

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.