Mathematics Applied to Hydraulic Systems - 1 Day Course

Designed for staff at all levels involved with Hydraulic Systems and where the use of mathematics and formulae are used to establish component sizes, performance and efficiency.

To many, this course will be an excellent REFRESHER and is definitely a recommendation to those planning to acquire a CETOP Level 2 or 3 Qualification.

This down-to-earth course will refer throughout to Hydraulic System Components and NFPC Systems Training Engineers will ensure that everything presented to you during this course will be “useful” and help to improve your overall performance when Applied Mathematics are to be used.

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Course Details


 1 Day Course (9am – 4pm)


£300/pp +VAT

Candidates will receive a comprehensive set of course notes, lunch, refreshments, and certificate of attendance.

Entry Requirements:
Stage 1 Hydraulics or equivalent. If you feel that your experience takes you beyond Stage 1 Hydraulics, you could consider completing our self assessment questionnaire online here.

Course Aims

The course will cover:

  • Basic formulae and units including transposition and BODMAS
  • Short form/fast track formulae and their application
  • Cylinders- relationship between dimensions, flow rates and speeds
  • Laminar and Turbulent Flow, Reynolds Nos/Flushing
  • Cylinders- relationship between, pressure, area and force
  • Pumps – Input powers, size, flow rates and efficiencies including gear box torque efficiencies
  • Flow rates in pipes, hoses, fittings and valves- associated pressure drops
  • Moving Loads- Associated forces, load induced pressures and outside effects including intensification
  • Hydraulic Motor Performance – pressure/torque relationship, speeds, flow rates and efficiencies

From: £300.00 + VAT

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From Monday the 23 March, the NFPC will, unfortunately, have to close due to this unprecedented situation that we are all confronted with. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE on a regular basis for up to date Bulletins- Many thanks and take care- John R Savage -Director – can be contacted on 07974396271 –

Information to our many Loyal Customers from John R Savage NFPC Director-

We are aware that we are currently unable to maintain our services to you because of the situation that we find ourselves in. To support you through this period and maintain continuity with your Continued Professional Development

NFPC Training Engineers are developing a series of Knowledge based WEBINAR Modules relating to our Introduction to Hydraulics Course and Stage 1 Hydraulics. Depending upon the duration of this VIRUS , we may well develop a series of higher level Webinars to support you until the NFPC reopens. Once open our services would return to normal but with special refresher support for those who have joined the webinar sessions.