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Pneumatics and Hydraulics

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTA0401
Type: Compulsory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: KT 2014V
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 1 (2014-2015)
Credits: 4 cr
Responsible Teacher: Gröndahl, Timo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Learning Outcomes

The student will know the most typical applications of pneumatics and hydraulics, most important components and circuit diagrams. The student will be able to design systems based on the basics of pneumatics and hydraulics.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 108 h
- of which scheduled studies: 56 h
- of which autonomous studies: 52 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites


The mechanics of liquids, symbols, designing circuit diagrams, components, calculations related to dimensioning of hydraulic systems, hydraulic liquids, filtering techniques and efficiency losses of hydraulic systems.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

- Kauranne, Kajaste, Vilenius. Hydraulitekniikan perusteet. WSOY

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lecturers and laboratory exercises.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Exercises and examination.