Pumps and Hydraulics (Audel Technical Trades Series) / Edition 6

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Overview

-Reorganization of previous edition with pumps being covered in the first section and hydraulics the second section, which is reflected in title change. -Addition of new types of housings and uses, switch to small electric motors for individual pumping devices, latest types of machines and information on the newer electronic controls. -New coverage of robotics to show how the robot utilizes the power of the hydraulic system with the pump at the heart of the system to lift heavier loads for longer periods without attention.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764571169
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Edition description: All New 6th Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 388,829
  • Product dimensions: 5.32 (w) x 8.24 (h) x 1.23 (d)

Meet the Author

Rex Miller was a Professor of Industrial Technology at TheState University of New York, College at Buffalo for more than 35years. He has taught at the technical school, high school, andcollege level for more than 40 years. He is the author or co-authorof more than 100 textbooks ranging from electronics throughcarpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed more than 50magazine articles over the years to technical publications. He isalso the author of seven civil war regimental histories.

Mark Richard Miller finished his BS in New York and movedon to Ball State University, where he earned a master’sdegree, then went to work in San Antonio. He taught high school andfinished his doctorate in College Station, Texas. He took aposition at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas, where henow teaches in the Industrial Technology Department as a Professorand Department Chairman. He has co-authored 11 books andcontributed many articles to technical magazines. His hobbiesinclude refinishing a 1970 Plymouth Super Bird and a 1971Road-runner.

Harry L. Stewart was a professional engineer and is theauthor of numerous books for the trades covering pumps, hydraulics,pneumatics, and fluid power.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

Introduction.

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PUMPS ANDHYDRAULICS.

Chapter 1: Basic Fluid Principles.

Chapter 2: Principles of Hydraulics.

PART II: PUMPS.

Chapter 3: Centrifugal Pumps.

Chapter 4: Rotary Pumps.

Chapter 5: Reciprocating Pumps.

Chapter 6: Special-Service Pumps.

PART III: HYDRAULICS.

Chapter 7: Hydraulic Accumulators.

Chapter 8: Power Transmission.

Chapter 9: Hydraulic Power Tools.

Chapter 10: Hydraulic Cylinders.

Chapter 11: Control Valves.

Chapter 12: Hydraulic Control Valve Operators.

PART IV: FLUIDS, LINES, AND FITTINGS.

Chapter 13: Hydraulic Fluids.

Chapter 14: Fluid Lines and Fittings.

Appendix A: Pump Resources.

Appendix B: Oils and Fluids.

Appendix C: Latest Pumps Available.

Index.

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