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Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids: Applications

COURSE NO: T07-003
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids: Applications
Course Highlights

This engineering online PDH course covers the lubricant specifications and selection, requirements of lubricants for different types of equipment as well as the operation and maintenance considerations.


This course is intended to be a practical guide to lubrication with enough technical detail to allow personnel to recognize and easily discern differences in performance properties specified in manufacturers' product literature so that the proper lubricant for a particular application is selected. In addition, this course discusses the considerations required to adequately maintain the integrity of the lubricants and ensure their effective performance.


This 7 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, design and construction personnel, and other technical professionals who are interested in gaining a better understanding of lubricants and hydraulic fluids.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning about the basic types of gears and the lubricants they require
  • Understanding the basic characteristics of bearing lubrication and their application
  • Familiarizing with the lubrication of miscellaneous applications including but not limited to stormwater pumps and motors, couplings, hoists and cranes, wire ropes, and chains 
  • Familiarizing with the operation, maintenance, and selection considerations of lubricants
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapters 14 through 17 of the "Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids" engineering manual, published by the United States Army of Corps of Engineers (USACE), Publication Number EM 1110-2-1424, dated January 29, 2016.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids - Applications (2 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty-five (35) questions to earn 7 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapters 14 through 17 of this USACE 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

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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