Fluid Power with Applications

Fluid Power with Applications

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For sophomore/junior level courses in Fluid Power, Hydraulics, and Pneumatics in 2/4-year Engineering Technology and Industrial Technology programs. This 6th edition of the popular text presents broad coverage of fluid power technology in a readable and understandable fashion. An extensive array of industrial applications is provided to motivate and stimulate students' interest in the field. Balancing theory and applications, this text is updated to reflect current technology; it focuses on the design, analysis, operation, and maintenance of fluid power systems.show more

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  • Hardback | 656 pages
  • 182.4 x 241.8 x 30mm | 1,093.17g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0130608998
  • 9780130608994

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Fluid Power. 2. Physical Properties of Hydraulic Fluids. 3. Energy and Power in Hydraulic Systems. 4. Frictional Losses in Hydraulic Pipelines. 5. Hydraulic Pumps. 6. Hydraulic Cylinders and Cushioning Devices. 7. Hydraulic Motors. 8. Hydraulic Valves. 9. Hydraulic Circuit Design and Analysis. 10. Hydraulic Conductors and Fittings. 11. Ancillary Hydraulic Devices. 12. Maintenance of Hydraulic Systems. 13. Pneumatics: Air Preparation and Components. 14. Pneumatics: Circuits and Applications. 15. Basic Electrical Controls for Fluid Power Circuits. 16. Fluid Logic Control Systems. 17. Advanced Electrical Controls for Fluid Power Systems. Appendix A: Sizes of Steel Pipe (English Units). Appendix B: Sizes of Steel Pipe (Metric Units). Appendix C: Sizes of Steel Tubing (English Units). Appendix D: Sizes of Steel Tubing (Metric Units). Appendix E: Unit Conversion Factors. Appendix F: Nomenclature. Appendix G: Fluid Power Symbols. Appendix H: Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Exercises. Appendix I: Derivation of Key Equations. Appendix J: Computer Analysis of Fluid Power Systems. Appendix K: Exercises for Computer Solutions. Index.show more

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