Plant Science: Forces and Machines

4.0 3 Reviews SKU: AOPLM00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

This course is designed to introduce participants to scientific principles associated with applied forces and the operation of basic machines. After completing this course, participants should be able to define work, power, and efficiency; and explain the mechanical advantage of this inclined plane and the lever. They should also be able to explain the hydraulic principle and the relationship between friction and the operation of machines.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Define the term "work" and explain its relationship to energy.
  • Define the term "power."
  • Explain why efficiency is important to plant operation.
  • Define the term "mechanical advantage."
  • Explain the mechanical advantage of the inclined plane.
  • Explain the mechanical advantage of the lever.
  • Explain the hydraulic principle and give examples of where it applies.
  • Discuss some of the effects of friction.

Customer Reviews

5/15/2019

Very interesting knowledge

“Very interesting knowledge.”

Eric H. Verified Customer

12/4/2018

Great module. All maintenance technicians should complete this course. An update would be nice.

“Great module. All maintenance technicians should complete this course. An update would be nice.”

Eric F. Verified Customer

10/23/2018

good

“good”

Steven B. Verified Customer

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