ISBN-10:
0849309247
ISBN-13:
9780849309243
Pub. Date:
06/28/2001
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Fluid Power Circuits and Controls: Fundamentals and Applications / Edition 1

Fluid Power Circuits and Controls: Fundamentals and Applications / Edition 1

by John S. Cundiff
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ISBN-13: 9780849309243
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/2001
Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 722,069
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
BRIEF OVERVIEW OF FLUID POWER
Introduction
Concept of Fluid Power
Summary
FLUID POWER BASICS
Introduction
Fluid Statics
Functions of a Working Fluid
Fluid Properties
Flow in Lines
Leakage Flow
Orifice Equation
Summary
Data Selected for Hydraulic Fluids
PRESSURE CONTROL
Introduction
Review of Needed Symbols
Relief Valve
Unloading Valve
Sequence Valve and Pressure-Reducing Valve
Counterbalance Valve and Brake Valve
Summary
CREATION AND CONTROL OF FLUID FLOW
Introduction
Fixed Displacement Pumps
Fixed Displacement Pump Circuits
Variable Displacement Pump Circuits
Comparison of Pump Performance Characteristics for Three Main Designs
Multiple Pump Circuits
Pump Mounts
Flow Control Valves
Circuits Using Flow Control Valves
Summary
ROTARY ACTUATORS
Introduction
Stall Torque Efficiency
Typical Performance Data for a Gear motor
Comparison of Motor Performance Characteristics for Three Main Designs
Performance Characteristics of Low-Speed, High-Torque Motors
Design Example for Gear Motor Application
Interaction of Pump and Motor Characteristics
Bent Axis motors
Radial Piston motors
Motor-Gearbox Combinations
Oscillating Actuator
Summary
Curve Fitting Technique
HYDROSTATIC TRANSMISSIONS
Introduction
Mechanical Transmissions
Introduction to Hydrostatic Transmissions
Hydrostatic Transmissions for Vehicle Propulsion
Different Configurations of Hydrostatic Transmissions to Propel Vehicles
Classification of Hydrostatic Transmissions
Closed-Circuit Hydrostatic Transmissions
Closed-Circuit, Closed-Loop Hydrostatic Transmissions
Hydrostatic Transmission Design
Summary
Basic Concepts in Traction
Selected Catalog Data for Hydrostatic Transmission Design Problems
LINEAR ACTUATORS
Introduction
Analysis of Cylinders in Parallel and Series
Synchronization of Cylinders
Cushioning
Rephasing of Cylinders
Presses
Load Analysis
Types of Cylinders
Cylinder Construction
Summary
TEMPERATURE AND CONTAMINATION CONTROL
Introduction
Temperature Control
Contamination Control
Summary
AUXILIARY COMPONENTS
Introduction
Reservoir
Hydraulic Lines
Fluid Velocity in Conductors
Options for Connecting Components
Installation of Lines
Design Life of Components
System Integration
Summary
Selected Design Data for Fluid Conductors
PNEUMATICS
Introduction
Orifice Equation
Compressors
Receiver
Pipelines
Preparation of Compressed Air
Cylinders
Motors
Additional Actuator Units
Valves
Summary
Standard Conditions
SERVO VALVES
Introduction
Concept
Servo Valve Construction
Valve Performance
Types of Servo Systems
Servo Amplifiers
Servo Analysis
Summary
PROPORTIONAL VALVES
Introduction
Types of Proportional Valves
Analysis of Proportional Directional Control Valve
Comparison of Servo and Proportional Valves
Summary
Summary of Equations
Index

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