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A Multifaceted Approach to a Fluid Power Laboratory Course

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Conference

2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Columbus, Ohio

Publication Date

June 24, 2017

Start Date

June 24, 2017

End Date

June 28, 2018

Conference Session

MET Papers 2

Tagged Division

Engineering Technology

Page Count

12

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https://peer.asee.org/27487

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8

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Joseph A. Untener P.E. University of Dayton

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Joe is a professor of Engineering Technology at the University of Dayton. With degrees from General Motors Institute and Purdue University, and experience with General Motors and other engineering and manufacturing companies, he teaches courses in Mechanical Engineering Technology, and co-authors textbooks with Robert L. Mott.

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Abstract

This paper addresses the design of a fluid power laboratory course that utilizes a diverse breadth of learning activities. The laboratory includes a variety of exercises such as the use of simulation software, modularized hydraulic trainers, full-scale industrial systems, fabrication, and teardown analysis of fluid power components. This variety of learning experiences allows students with a diverse range of learning styles to experience the course topics in ways that are most conducive for each.

Untener, J. A. (2017, June), A Multifaceted Approach to a Fluid Power Laboratory Course Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. https://peer.asee.org/27487

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