Introduction to Aircraft Hydraulic System Design and Certification

This four hour short course provides an overview of hydraulic system design of typical business and commercial aircraft. Topics will include the principles, system architectures, power sources, and the main components and technologies of hydraulic systems including hydraulic power generation, filtration, fluid storage, distribution, sensing and control. The step by step process of designing a hydraulic system will also be reviewed. Additionally, future trends in hydraulic systems will be discussed.

What Will You Learn

By attending this seminar, you will be able to:
  • Explain the operating principles and design process of an aircraft hydraulic system
  • Identify system architectures attributes, including those that affect aircraft safety
  • Identify power sources for hydraulic systems and how they operate
  • Identify the various components of hydraulic systems
  • Describe the hydraulic system design and certification process

Is This Course For You

This seminar is designed for engineers, program managers, executives, and other key personnel with little or no previous hydraulic system knowledge or experience.

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Course Requirements

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Topics

  • General Introduction to Aircraft Hydraulic Systems
  • Hydraulic System Terminology and Standards
  • A Brief History of Aircraft Hydraulic Systems
  • System Engineering - Principles and Practice
  • Requirements Quality
  • Hydraulic System Design and Certification
    • Proposal Phase
    • Preliminary Design Phase
    • Detail Design Phase
    • Aircraft Production Build and Test Phase
    • Flight Test and Certification Phase
  • Hydraulic Interface with Utility Systems
  • Fluid Conveyance System Design
  • Introduction to Hydraulic Fluids
  • Market Trends and Future Technologies