This course begins with a review of basic pneumatic and hydraulic theory and components. It proceeds to offer a deeper look at some practical applications of pneumatics and hydraulics and the control devices and design needed to implement various applications. Particular attention is paid to hydraulic and pneumatic applications that occur in elevators and escalators. The use of pneumatic and hydraulic schematics as a troubleshooting device is also used.
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The purpose of this document is to provide technical instructors with resources to deliver a course in Hydraulic and Pneumatic Fundamentals that meets the requirements of the Transit Elevator-Escalator Maintenance Training Standards. The curriculum includes general summary information, lists of recommended courseware and supporting material, an overall course outline with an estimated instructional time breakdown by module, and outlines, objectives and lesson plans for each module.
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Tags: pre-trip, pneumatic, mechanical, maintenance, inspection, electrical, couplers
Course 201, Inspection and Maintenance of Rail Vehicle Couplers, is a two-module course that provides participants with the essential steps for inspecting and maintaining couplers on transit rail cars. Course participants engage in a series of learning applications and case study work that help them prepare to work on couplers in a maintenance facility for passenger rail cars. Content is supplemented with hands-on learning activities to support participants’ successful application of the course content.
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Course 301: Troubleshooting Rail Vehicle Couplers is a one-module course that provides participants with an overview to troubleshooting procedures for rail vehicle couplers and components. Hands-on learning exercises are provided and strongly recommended to aid in learner retention of the content.