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Hydraulics (3/4-4/10/24)

March 4, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This course is designed to give students an understanding of basic physics and the ability to recognize definitions for force, friction, and inertia.

Course Objectives:
The student will be able to describe atmospheric pressure and its effects on pumping systems, recognize pump captivation and locate its cause, identify different types of pumps and explain their operation, perform calculations and formulas, and identify hydraulic cylinders and hydraulic motors.

Course Outline:

  • Perform calculations
  • Draw static hydraulic systems to calculate the force of a cylinder
  • Identify and explain the operation of check valves, two, three and four way valves and control valves
  • Explain how a check valve is used

Session Details:
Dates: March 4-April 10, 2024
Sessions:12 sessions (36 Hours)
Times: 6 -9 pm, M & W
Location: MA Training Center-3405 Board Road, York PA 17406
Cost (member): $1,004
Cost (non-member): $1,200


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    Authorization or PO must be submitted before the 1st day of class.
  • PO # can be emailed to Training@mascpa.org if not available at registration.
  • All self pays must be paid in advance of attendance.
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March 4, 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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