AER-3005 Aerospace Pneumatic Systems


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Course Description

A pneumatic system is a mechanical system that uses energy created by pressurized air to do work. Pneumatic systems operate many critical systems on an airplane and provide backup support when hydraulic systems fail.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

• Describe a pneumatic system

• List the components of a typical pneumatic system

• Describe the functions of the different parts of a pneumatic system

• Understand how a simple pneumatic system works

• Know the advantages and disadvantages of pneumatic systems

• Know some of the dangers associated with pneumatic system maintenance

Estimated completion time (hours): 1.2