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9 - MMS - Mechanical Engineering and Material Sciences

MMS 511 - Common Problems of Hydraulic Systems and Solutions

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Course Description

This course is designed for maintenance personnel. With a solid understanding of hydraulic principles, component design and function. As the course progresses the systems that are analyzed gradually become more complex to allow participants to see how smaller component groupings and circuits make up factory systems.

Course Objectives

  • Maintain hydraulic systems to minimize downtime and extend service life.
  • Think and act in a logical way when the system goes down.
  • Understand the behavior of fluids under pressure.
  • Read hydraulic schematics accurately and expertly.
  • Follow correct system setup procedures.

Who Should Attend?

  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Operation or maintenance of hydraulic systems
  • Operators and managers
  • Anyone who need to enhance their knowledge in the field of  hydraulic systems


  • Introduction
  • Principals of hydraulics
  • Analyse complex circuit designs
  • Preventative maintenance procedures
  • Steps in logical troubleshooting
  • Compare and explain the principles of various hydraulic pumps
  • List procedures to diagnose common problems in actuators
  • Identify valve designs and diagnose common problems