HDS593 - Hydraulic Systems

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Subject Title
Hydraulic Systems

Subject Description
Hand calculation techniques acquired from HDS 493 will now be accomplished with the aid of a computer. The supplied software has been donated by HYDRATEC who distributes application software for sprinkler systems worldwide. Students will design and draw sprinkler systems on computers using HYDRACAD software. Hydraulic calculations will be performed using HYDRATEC HYDRAULICS software.

Credit Status
One college subject credit. HDS490 is a pre-requisite for this course.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. copy, delete, and move files using Windows NT software;
2. complete real world sprinkler design projects;
3. find specific information using software manufacturers instruction manuals;
4. draw a floor plan of a typical commercial building including structural steel, walls, and bay lines by using application software;
5. locate sprinkler heads and pipe for a building with application software;
6. dimension sprinkler piping;
7. prepare and draw a title block with pertinent sprinkler and building information;
8. plot and submit a drawing to a professional standard;
9. hydraulically design a tree sprinkler system using application software;
10. prepare and print a hydraulic design report suitable for submission to the Authorities Having Jurisdiction.

Essential Employability Skills


The student has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

- communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken, and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience;
- execute mathematical operations accurately;
- Apply a systematic approach to solve problems;
- use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems;
- analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources;
- manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

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Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.