Fundamentals of hydraulics and mechanics of materials TX00DF46-3002 24.08.2020-18.12.2020 5 credits(TXO19S1, ...)+-
Learning outcomes of the course
On completion of the course, the student will be familiar with the application areas of hydraulics and pneumatics and recognizes the usual hydraulic and pneumatic components.The student knows the fundamentals of mechanics of materials and machine elements and their basic research methods.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
The student has the basic mathematical and science skills.
-Basics of automation and hydraulics
-Hydraulic power transmission
-Hydraulic components and their operation principles
-Force, moment, couple, equivalent systems of forces, centre of gravity, distributed forces
-Free body diagram
-Frames and trusses
The student recognizes the usual hydraulic and pneumatic components.
The student is able to draw hydraulic scheme according to given requirements.
The student can solve basic equilibrium problems.
The student is able to evaluate the suitability of hydraulic or pneumatic transmission for a certain application.
The student can recognize the usual hydraulic and pneumatic components used in the hydraulic schemes, and knows how they work.
The student is able to draw simple pneumatic and hydraulic diagrams.
The student can solve more difficult equilibrium problems, calculate internal forces and draw force and moment diagrams.
The student is able to understand the function of a system and its components on the basis of its hydraulic and pneumatic scheme.
The student can solve equilibrium problems, mechanics and machine elements.
Name of lecturer(s)
Mode of delivery
Language of instruction
Tuition in Finnish
24.08.2020 - 18.12.2020
04.05.2020 - 31.07.2020
Unit, in charge
School of Smart and Clean Solutions
Juha Kotamies, Heikki Paavilainen
Degree Programme in Energy and Environmental Technology