Course syllabus

Hydraulik och pneumatik
Hydraulics and Pneumatics

MMKF30, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2018/19
Decided by: PLED M
Date of Decision: 2018-03-27

General Information

Elective for: M4-pu
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course aims to give students insight into the design and analysis of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. It also offers students the opportunity for further independent development of knowledge in the field.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

• be able to describe the structure and function of common hydraulic and pneumatic components such as cylinders, valves, pumps and motors.
• be able to identify components in hydraulic and pneumatic circuit diagrams.
• be able to identify and understand the formulas needed to solve a pneumatic or hydraulic problem.

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must



Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: To qualify for a final grade the students: - must have completed two laboratory experiments (one in pneumatics and one in hydraulics) - must have completed one simulation exercise in pneumatics with the approved individual assignments - must have completed an individual project task in hydraulics - must have passed the examination with a minimum score in both hydraulics and pneumatics. The final grade in the course is based on the result of the exam.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Required prior knowledge: FMEA30 (Mechanics) and MMVF01 (Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics)
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: MMK050

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Per-Erik Andersson,
Course administrator: Cilla Perlhagen,
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