Hydraulics and Pneumatics (ILV)

Specialization AreaEnergiemaschinenbau
Course numberB2.06062.42.170
Course codeHUP
Semester of degree program Semester 4
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits2,5
Language of instruction German

Students master the mechanical and physical principles of fluidic (hydraulic and pneumatic) systems. They can develop circuits fluidics and calculate their behavior and select the appropriate components.

B2.06060.32.080 - 1B2.06060.32.090 Technical Thermodynamics - Fluid Mechanics 1B2.06060.00.120 - 2B2.06060.00.130 Technical Thermodynamics - Fluid Mechanics 2

Fundamentals of Pneumatics: changes of state of compressed air, Flow through nozzles and pneumatic components, pressure losses, compressed air generation and treatment

Basics of Hydraulics: Hydrostatics, pressure losses, properties and selection of hydraulic fluids


Pumps and motors,

Valves: Directional control valves, pressure relief valves, check valves, flow control valves

Basic circuits

Dynamic behavior and simulation of hydraulic / pneumatic systems

H.-W. Grollius: Grundlagen der Hydraulik. 5. Aufl., Hanser 2010H.-W. Grollius: Grundlagen der Pneumatik. 2. Aufl., Hanser 2009H. Watter: Hydraulik und Pneumatik: Grundlagen und Übungen - Anwendungen und Simulation. 2. Aufl., Vieweg + Teubner 2008