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Introduction to Hydraulics

Course Code: EO0715CA16

6 TCHs offered for NJ Water and Wastewater Operators
(License S, C, N, T, W, VSWS)

Intro to Hydraulics

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Date & Time

Last Held: February 23, 2016
8:30am - 3:45pm (Check in time: 8:00am)

Next offering TBD.


This mechanical training course is designed to cover the basic principles of hydraulics that apply to most trades. Detailed explanations will be given on the operation, maintenance and cause-failure analysis of pumps, hydraulic motors, ejectors, pressure and flow controls, and heat-exchangers.

Topics covered in Introduction to Hydraulics will include:

  • The physical property of liquids
  • Pressure and force relationships
  • Ejectors, pumps and control valves types and applications
  • Hydraulic motors and their applications
  • Heat-exchangers, energy transfer, failures, maintenance
  • Hydraulic blueprint reading

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In addition to 0.6 Rutgers CEUs, this mechanical training course has been approved for the following credits:

NJ Water and Wastewater Operators: 6 TCHs

PA Water and Wastewater Operators: 6 Recert Hours

NJ Professional Engineers: 6 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits

Registration Fee TBD
Multi-Person Registration Fee TBD  
NJLWO Fee (T/W/VSWS License Holders Only) TBD
Cancellation Fee TBD

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Extension Conference Center
18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Assistant Director: Carol Broccoli, 848-932-7207
Administrative Assistant: Claudine Oleskin, 848-932-7204

Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for educational benefits through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.