MF2013 Introduction to Fluid Power 6.0 credits

Hydraulik och pneumatik, allmän kurs

Energy transmission and control, using hydraulics and pneumatics. Design and construction of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course represents the theory of hydrostatic and pneumatic energy transferral, the energy converters used for this purpose, such as pumps, motors and cylinders, controlling components, such as valves, the properties of various pressure mediums, fundamental system design and applications.

Intended learning outcomes *

To acquaint students with the options available for solving energy transmission and control problems using hydraulics and pneumatics. Additionally, the course covers the fundamental knowledge required for students to independently be able to design and construct simple hydraulic and pneumatic systems with the help of available components.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Qualified for grade 3 (CMASTE3 /CDEPR3/ CFATE3/M/P/T)and MJ1112/4A1112

Materstudents: TIPUM/TIPDM/TAEEM

Other students: Students with Bachelor exam or Master exam in Machne Design or similar The exam should includ Applied thermodynamics 

Documentetd profiency in english B or equivalent

Recommended prerequisites

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E-bok via KTHB

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • LAB2 - Laboratory Work, 0.8 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN2 - Examination, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN2 - Exercise, 2.2 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

Laboratory work (0,8 credits). Assignments (2,2 credits). Written exam (3 credits).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Jan Hölcke

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web MF2013

Offered by

ITM/Machine Design

Main field of study *

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Jan Hölcke, 08-790 78 43,

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.