Design and Control of Hydraulic Systems

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module is based on knowledge achieved in the modules Calculus, Linear algebra, Applied engineering mathematics, Fundamental control theory and Introduction to mechanics and thermo-dynamics or similar.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have knowledge about and comprehension of various fluid power components and their function
  • Have knowledge about fluid power diagrams
  • Have knowledge about and comprehension of fluid power system design
  • Have knowledge about and comprehension of both steady state and dynamic modelling of fluid power components and systems
  • Have knowledge about and comprehension of classic controllers for fluid power systems
  • Have knowledge about an industrial servo-system and its structure

Skills

  • Be able to model and analyse fluid power systems
  • Be able to design fluid power systems
  • Be able to design and dimension basic linear controllers for fluid power servo-systems

Competences

  • Be able to solve development-oriented situations with relation to fluid power systems
  • Independently be able to participate in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration with a professional approach with relation to fluid power system

Type of instruction

The programme is based on a combination of academic, problem oriented and interdisciplinary approaches and organised based on the following types of instruction that combine skills and re-flection: - lectures - class teaching - project work - workshops - exercises (individually and in groups) - teacher feedback - professional reflection - portfolio work - laboratory work Teaching is in English and/or Danish depending on the participation of international students, or if the supervisor is of foreign origin.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examDesign and Control of Hydraulic Systems
Type of exam
Written exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleDesign og regulering af hydrauliske systemer
Module codeN-EN-B6-5
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
DepartmentDepartment of Energy Technology
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science