Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Mechanical Engineering
5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 PL + 15,0 TP + 3,50 OT

Lecturer
- Luís António Rodrigues de Figueiredo Ferreira Pereira

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
An introduction of hydraulic and pneumatic systems in industrial processes.

Program
1. Introduction to automation (2h)
2. Introduction to digital systems (2h)
3. Numbering and code systems (4h)
4. Boole algebra and logic circuits (12h)
5. Hydraulics and Pneumatics (20h)
6. Sequential method (20h)

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing assessment: 5 laboratory assignments;
Mid-term assessment: test, exam, make-up exam or employed student exam.
Final assessment: written part minimum mark of 9 and coursework part minimum mark of 10

Bibliography
- Alves, T. (2015). Sebenta Hidráulica e Pneumática. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-88). Abrantes: ESTA
- Fialho, A. (2004). Automação Hidráulica. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-200). Didáctica Érica: Didáctica Érica
- Novais, J. (1997). Método Sequencial Para Automatização Electropneumática. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-473). Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
- Fialho, A. (2003). Automação Pneumática. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-324). Didáctica Érica: Didáctica Érica

Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials including case study analysis. Laboratory classes.

Software used in class