Industrial Hydraulic Systems provides an in-depth coverage of conventional hydraulic systems encompassing fixed-displacement pumps, control valves, and actuators as well as the most modern hydraulic systems encompassing highly efficient variable-displacement pumps, electro-hydraulic proportional valves and/or servo valves with integrated electronics. The coverage is further supplemented by many typical hydraulic and electro-hydraulic circuits. Details of different types of auxiliary devices such as reservoirs, filters, accumulators, and piping have also been described in this book. Topics on hydrostatic transmission, cartridge valves, load sensing pump controls, fluids, filters, and seals are given in detail. Design, installation, and maintenance aspects of hydraulic systems are added to make the book more useful to actual practitioners of these systems. Understanding the fundamental laws and principles allows the reader to use basic theoretical concepts in practical applications. The unique feature of this textbook is that all quantities are given in the SI system as well as in the English system of units. This book provides an extensive coverage of fluid power to designers, engineers, technicians, and students of engineering colleges, polytechnics, and vocational training institutes. This book, prepared especially with an academic interest in mind, contains a large number of numerical examples, design problems, and sections for 'Test your Knowledge' and end of chapter questions. This book is intended to provide the most current information available on hydraulic technology.
The Vickers (Eaton) Industrial Hydraulics Manual has always been the standard text for the hydraulic industry. Originally developed by instructors employed by the Henry Ford Trade School in 1941, the copyright was assigned to Vickers in 1952. It has since been adopted by colleges, universities, trade/vocational schools around the world as the premier textbook for the power and motion control industry.
Hydraulics and Pneumatics: A Technician's and Engineer's Guide provides an introduction to the components and operation of a hydraulic or pneumatic system. This book discusses the main advantages and disadvantages of pneumatic or hydraulic systems. Organized into eight chapters, this book begins with an overview of industrial prime movers. This text then examines the three different types of positive displacement pump used in hydraulic systems, namely, gear pumps, vane pumps, and piston pumps. Other chapters consider the pressure in a hydraulic system, which can be quickly and easily controlled by devices such as unloading and pressure regulating valves. This book discusses as well the importance of control valves in pneumatic and hydraulic systems to regulate and direct the flow of fluid from compressor or pump to the various load devices. The final chapter deals with the safe-working practices of the systems. This book is a valuable resource for process control engineers.
Author: S. R. Majumdar
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education
Release Date: 1996
OVERVIEW In this book the author projects the pneumatic systems in its totality; right from the basic level to make it useful to a wider audience, comprising system designers, component manufacturers and service engineers. The topics are dealt in such an easy fashion that even the first line technician would be able to understand the rudimentary principles of pneumatic circuit design and servicing techniques. Pneumatic devices are used in operations like work clamping, component pressing and forming, ejecting of parts on completion, etc. The latest addition to this interesting field of engineering is robotics and pick-n-place devices. KEY FEATURES Maintenance and trouble-shooting of pneumatic systems. Pneumatic circuit designs explained. Maintenance problems given in each chapter.
Fluid power systems are manufactured by many organizations for a very wide range of applications, embodying different arrangements of components to fulfill a given task. Hydraulic components are manufactured to provide the control functions required for the operation of a wide range of systems and applications. This second edition is structured to give an understanding of: • Basic types of components, their operational principles and the estimation of their performance in a variety of applications. • A resume of the flow processes that occur in hydraulic components. • A review of the modeling process for the efficiency of pumps and motors. This new edition also includes a complete analysis for estimating the mechanical loss in a typical hydraulic motor; how circuits can be arranged using available components to provide a range of functional system outputs, including the analysis and design of closed loop control systems and some applications; a description of the use of international standards in the design and management of hydraulic systems; and extensive analysis of hydraulic circuits for different types of hydrostatic power transmission systems and their application.
Author: Robert D Christ
Release Date: 2013-10-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Written by two well-known experts in the field with input from a broad network of industry specialists, The ROV Manual, Second Edition provides a complete training and reference guide to the use of observation class ROVs for surveying, inspection, and research purposes. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and substantially expanded, with nine new chapters, increased coverage of mid-sized ROVs, and extensive information on subsystems and enabling technologies. Useful tips are included throughout to guide users in gaining the maximum benefit from ROV technology in deep water applications. Intended for marine and offshore engineers and technicians using ROVs, The ROV Manual, Second Edition is also suitable for use by ROV designers and project managers in client companies making use of ROV technology. A complete user guide to observation class ROV (remotely operated vehicle) technology and underwater deployment for industrial, commercial, scientific, and recreational tasks Substantially expanded, with nine new chapters and a new five-part structure separating information on the industry, the vehicle, payload sensors, and other aspects Packed with hard-won insights and advice to help you achieve mission results quickly and efficiently
Author: Ian C Turner
Release Date: 2014-02-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Assuming only the most basic knowledge of the physics of fluids, this book aims to equip the reader with a sound understanding of fluid power systems and their uses in practical engineering. In line with the strongly practical bias of the book, maintenance and trouble-shooting are covered, with particular emphasis on safety systems and regulations.
This useful book is designed to provide a balanced coverage of basic hydraulics for anyone with zero knowledge about fluid power system. It is structured to suit the learning of hydraulic control and system easier for everyone. The step by step approach of each chapter also help to make learning hydraulic system as easy as learning ABC.
Revised and updated, this second edition of Design of Hydraulic Gates maintains the same goal as the original: to be used as a textbook and a manual of design of gates, presenting the main aspects of design, manufacture, installation and operation of hydraulic gates, while introducing new products, technologies and calculation procedures. This edition included new chapters on intake gates and trashrack design, highlighting the aspects of safety, operational and maintenance procedures. To improve the strength against structural failure of intake trashracks, the author proposes a series of rigid calculation assumptions, design parameters and manufacturing procedures, which will certainly result in safer trashracks. Some 340 drawings and photographs, 82 tables, 107 references and 23 worked examples help the reader to understand the basic concepts and calculation methods presented.