Matthew Sosebee, Instructor of Industrial Systems Technology
Campus: Walker County Campus
Department: Industrial Technologies
A.A.S., Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Industrial Fluid Power Technician (IF11)
Offered at the Following Campuses
Floyd County Campus
Walker County Campus
The Industrial Fluid Power Technician certificate program prepares students to inspect, maintain, service, and repair industrial mechanical systems, fluid power systems, and pumps and piping systems. Topics include safety procedures, mechanics, fluid power, and pumps and piping system maintenance.
This course introduces and emphasizes the basic skill necessary for mechanical maintenance personnel. Instruction is also provided in the basic physics concepts applicable to the mechanics of industrial production equipment, and the application of mechanical principles with additional emphasis on power transmission and specific mechanical components.
This course provides instruction in the fundamentals of safely operating hydraulic, pneumatic, and pump and piping systems. Theory and practical application concepts are discussed. Topics include hydraulic system principles and components, pneumatic system principles and components, and the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of pump and piping systems.