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Multimedia Courseware – Electro-Fluid Power | MB861

Model Name: Multimedia Courseware – Electro-Fluid Power

Model Number: MB861

Learning Topics

  • Electrical Control Systems
  • Logic Elements
  • Basic Control Devices
  • Power Devices
  • Control Relays
  • Sequencing Control
  • Timer Control
  • Pressure Control Applications
  • Circuit Applications
  • Solenoid Operated DCVs
  • Rapid Traverse Slow Feed Circuits
  • Electrical Safety Interlocks

In-Depth, Comprehensive Electro-Fluid Power Curriculum

Electric relay control of hydraulic and pneumatic systems is essential across a wide variety of industry applications. Amatrol’s Multimedia Courseware – Electro-Fluid Power (MB861) teaches learners essential electro-fluid power concepts and skills applicable throughout modern industry. Learners using Amatrol’s electro-fluid power eLearning course begin by studying electrical control systems and basic control and power devices. From these building blocks, learners begin practicing industry-relevant electro-fluid power skills, like connecting and operating circuits to control sequencing, timers, and pressure.

Essential Knowledge Connected to Real-World Skills

Amatrol’s eLearning curriculum is unique in that it thoughtfully combines in-depth theoretical knowledge with practical, hands-on skills. This powerful combination of knowledge and skills solidifies understanding and creates a strong foundation for pursuing more advanced skills.

For example, the electro-fluid power eLearning course covers important topics, such as:

Electro-Fluid Power eLearning Course Multimedia Screen Capture - Introduction to Electrical Control SystemsIntroduction to Electrical Control Systems

Learners begin with an introduction to electrical control systems, including electrical control concepts and logic elements. Individual lessons focus on topics like types of automatic control systems, basic rules of electrical safety, and elements of control logic. Learners will also practice skills, such as developing a sequence of operations given an application, connecting and operating an OR logic control circuit to control an indicator lamp, and connecting and operating a NOR logic control circuit.

Basic Control Devices

Learners will study the components and operation of basic control devices, including ladder diagrams, indicators, pushbuttons, and selector switches. Individual lessons focus on topics like components of ladder diagrams, indicator lamp schematic symbols, and types of pushbutton switch operators. Learners will also practice skills, such as drawing a ladder diagram given a pictorial of a control circuit, designing a ladder diagram using one or more logic elements, and connecting and operating a pushbutton switch given a ladder diagram.

Electro-Fluid Power eLearning Course Multimedia Screen Capture - Power DevicesPower Devices

Learners using Amatrol’s electro-fluid power eLearning course will study basic principles of power devices, including hydraulic solenoid-operated valves, pneumatic solenoid-operated valves, and transformers. Individual lessons focus on topics like types of hydraulic solenoids, the function of electro-pneumatic controls, and types of circuit protection. Learners will also practice skills, such as connecting and operating a double-acting cylinder using a 4/3 solenoid-operated hydraulic DCV, using the manual override of a solenoid-operated pneumatic DCV to jog a cylinder, and connecting and operating a unidirectional pneumatic motor using a 5/2 solenoid-operated DCV.

Control Relays

Learners will study various aspects and components of control relays, including relay operation and relay and motor control applications. Individual lessons focus on topics like general purpose relays, seal-in circuits, and unidirectional and bidirectional motor control start/stop circuits. Learners will also practice skills, such as connecting and operating a relay given a ladder diagram, designing a logic circuit that uses a relay, and connecting and operating a bidirectional motor control start/stop circuit.

Electro-Fluid Power eLearning Course Multimedia Screen Capture - Sequencing ControlSequencing Control

Learners using Amatrol’s electro-fluid power eLearning course will study various aspects of sequencing control, including limit switch operation, cylinder sequencing, and multiple cylinder control. Individual lessons focus on topics like heavy-duty limit switches, single- and continuous-cycle reciprocation circuits, and the function of multiple cylinders in a machine. Learners will also practice skills, such as connecting and operating a control circuit containing a limit switch given a ladder diagram, designing a relay circuit to continuously cycle a cylinder using a double-solenoid DCV, and connecting and operating a dual-cylinder control circuit using two limit switches.

Timer Control

Learners will study the basic principles of timer control, including time-delay relays and photoelectric sensors. Individual lessons focus on topics like types of time-delay relays, time-driven sequencing, and types of photoelectric detection methods. Learners will also practice skills, such as connecting and operating a control circuit with a timer relay, designing a control circuit to perform a cylinder dwell, and connecting and operating a photoelectric sensor.

Electro-Fluid Power eLearning Course Multimedia Screen Capture - Circuit ApplicationsPressure Control Applications

Learners using Amatrol’s electro-fluid power eLearning course will study basic principles of pressure control applications, including solenoid-operated relief valves and pressure switches. Individual lessons focus on topics like pump unloading circuits, hydraulic pressure switches, and pressure-controlled sequencing. Learners will also practice skills, such as connecting and operating a pump unloading circuit that uses a solenoid relief valve, designing a two-pressure control circuit that uses a solenoid relief valve, and connecting and operating a pressure-controlled electro-fluid power sequencing circuit.

Circuit Applications

Learners will study various aspects of circuit applications, including safety circuits, modes of operation, and rapid traverse-slow feed. Individual lessons focus on topics like safety interlock circuits, manual and automatic modes of operation, and rapid traverse-slow feed relay circuits. Learners will also practice skills, such as connecting and operating an emergency stop control circuit, designing a continuous-cycle, synchronized cylinder circuit with a manual mode, and connecting and operating a rapid traverse-slow feed relay circuit.

 

 

Highly-Interactive Multimedia Format Appeals to All Learning Styles

Amatrol’s electro-fluid power eLearning course curriculum features a highly-interactive multimedia format. Stunning 3D animations, videos, pictures, voiceovers of all text, and interactive quizzes and exercises bring learning to life. Amatrol’s multimedia curriculum contains elements that will appeal to every learning style, keeping learners motivated and engaged.

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Anytime, Anywhere Access Promotes Self-Paced Learning

In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, it’s more important than ever to extend the reach of industrial skill training beyond the borders of traditional classrooms. Amatrol’s eLearning meets the challenge for flexibility by offering in-depth, comprehensive technical skills training via an intuitive, easy-to-use web-based Learning Management System (LMS).

With anytime, anywhere online access, Amatrol’s eLearning allows learners to set their own pace at home, on the job, in a traditional class setting, or a blended approach of these options. Click here to learn more about Amatrol’s eLearning and LMS.

Key Features

  • In-Depth, Comprehensive Electro-Fluid Power Curriculum
  • Highly-Interactive Multimedia Format Appeals to All Learning Styles
  • 3D Animations, Videos, and Voiceovers Bring Learning to Life
  • Essential Knowledge Connected to Real-World Skills
  • Anytime, Anywhere Access Promotes Self-Paced Learning

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