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Basic Machines Part 2

COURSE NO: M03-036
Basic Machines Part 2
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course discusses the relationship between Work and Power and their different their applications. It also describes the relationship between Force-Pressure and their different applications. Furthermore, this course explains the basics of hydrostatic and hydraulic liquids and highlights their respective machines. The last chapter of this course illustrates the basic machine elements, identifies their respective machine functions and introduces the basics of clutches.


A machine is any device that helps you to do work. It may help by changing the amount of force or the speed of action. Machines may also be used to change the direction of a force or in other cases transform energy; for example, a generator transforms mechanical energy into electrical energy.


This 3 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, designers, manufacturers and anyone interested to gain an understanding of basic machine operations.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the relationship between Work and Power and their different applications
  • Learning how to determine horsepower ratings
  • Understanding the difference between Force and Pressure and their applications in basic machines
  • Familiarizing with the different force and pressure measuring devices
  • Understanding the difference between hydrostatic and hydraulic liquids and their applications in basic machines
  • Understanding the basic machine elements and identifying their respective functions
  • Learning about clutch basics
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapters 7 through 11, of the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center "Basic Machines" NAVEDTRA 14037 - training course.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Basic Machines - Part 2 (2.4 MB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this NAVEDTRA publication.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

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