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HEO 205 - Equipment Operations 4


Credits: 6
4 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: HEO 202  

 
Description
This course covers an introduction to a number of different operations and applications used in the heavy equipment construction industry. Welding topics include an introduction to stick, MIG, TIG, and gas welding. Included in the course are the proper techniques and safety methods involved with the operation of lattice boom, telescopic boom, and crawler mounted cranes. The various equipment used in the paving industry and the basic components and principles of power trains and hydraulic systems are also covered.


Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. List the various welding methods and their application.
  2. Perform basic welding techniques.
  3. Operate a crane at a simulated construction site.
  4. Explain the various types of paving equipment and their function.
  5. Identify the various components of a power train system, including transmissions, clutches, torque converters and hydrostatic drives.
  6. Identify the various components of a hydraulic system, including pumps, valves, motors, cylinders and accumulators.
  7. Explain the proper maintenance of power trains and hydraulic systems.
  8. Identify power train and hydraulic system failures.
Listed Topics
  1. Cranes
  2. Welding Applications
  3. Paving, including Asphalt and Concrete
  4. Power Train Systems
  5. Hydraulic Systems
Reference Materials
  1. Welding (FOS), John Deere
  2. Welding Guide, Lincoln Welding
  3. Welders Guide, Lincoln Welding
  4. Power Trains (FOS), John Deere
  5. Hydraulics (FOS), John Deere
  6. Mobile Craning Today Crane Operations, Riggers, and Supervisors, OETIO
  7. Asphalt Paving and Compaction, IUOE
  8. Crane Safety, AEM

Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 09/11/2008


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