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Hydraulics and Pneumatics : A Technician's and Engineer's Guide

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Hydraulics and Pneumatics: A Technician's and Engineer's Guide serves as a guide to the hydraulic and pneumatic systems operations. It features mathematical content that has been presented in a style understandable even to beginners and non-experts. It has nine chapters that cover both hydraulic and pneumatic machinery, their fundamental principles including safety standards and regulations. The book also features abundant referencing, updated web links, and masterful tables for easier understanding of the concepts covered. The text is written to serve as an introductory reference for novices and students in pneumatics and hydraulics. It is also invaluable and can be used as primary reference for control, manufacturing, mechanical, and electrical engineers, operations managers, and technicians working with hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 20mm | 358.34g
  • ELSEVIER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0080966748
  • 9780080966748
  • 99,580

About Andrew Parr

Andrew Parr is an Industrial Control Engineer, recently retired from ASW Sheerness Steel, Sheerness, UK who worked in the steel industry for over thirty years. In 1980 he began specializing in sequence and closed loop control systems using Programmable Controllers (PLCs) with hydraulic and pneumatic actuators. He has written fifteen books on electronics and process control including Logic Designers Handbook, Industrial Control Handbook, Programmable Controllers, Control Engineering, along with many amateur- level books, among them Introduction to Operational Amplifiers. His books have been widely translated into many languages, including Japanese, Polish, and Swedish. He and has presented papers at various international conferences, including ones on "Automation Systems in the Steel Industry" and on "Automated Fault Diagnostics".show more

Table of contents

Fundamental principlesHydraulic pumps and pressure regulationAir compressors, air treatment and pressure regulationControl valvesActuatorsHydraulic and pneumatic accessoriesProcess control pneumaticsSequencing ApplicationsSafety, fault-finding and maintenanceAppendix: Hydraulic and Pneumatic Symbolsshow more

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