Hydraulic Systems

Learning objectives

  • Describe the purposes of the reservoir in a hydraulic circuit
  • Identify the three most common types of pumps used in hydraulic circuits
  • Explain the purpose control valves serve in a hydraulic circuit
  • Describe the basic operation of a directional control valve
  • Describe the purpose of the actuator in a hydraulic circuit

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify and describe the purpose of the various components used in hydraulic circuits. In addition, you will be able to describe the components used to control flow through a hydraulic circuit.

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