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Oil Hydraulic Systems: Principles and Maintenance / Edition 1

Oil Hydraulic Systems: Principles and Maintenance / Edition 1

by S R Majumdar, S. R. Majumdar


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A hydraulic system transmits force from one point to another using an incompressible fluid. The fluid is almost always oil and the force is almost always multiplied in the process. Nowadays, it is very easy to add force multiplication (or division) to the system.

Hydraulic systems are extensively used in machine tools, material devices, transport and other mobile equipment. Written for design engineers and maintenance personnel Oil Hydraulic Systems: Principles and Maintenanceprovides the necessary tools for installation, operation and maintenance of hydraulic equipment. The book touches on such subjects as: hydraulic system maintenance, repair and reconditioning, seals and packing, hydraulic pipes, hoses and fitting, design of hydraulic circuits.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071406697
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/01/2002
Series: Professional Engineering Ser.
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 548
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.33(d)

About the Author

S. R. Majumdar is the former Director of the Central Staff Training and Research Institute, a facility charged with the responsibility of curriculum research, feasibility study, and vocational research for the government of India. Mr. Majumdar also has more than twenty-five years’ experience teaching fluid power.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Basics of Industrial Hydraulics

Chapter Two: Hydraulic Oils and Fluid Properties

Chapter Three: Filters and Filtration

Chapter Four: Hydraulic Pumps: Construction, Sizing and Selection

Chapter Five: Direction Control Valves

Chapter Six: Flow and Pressure Control

Chapter Seven: Hydraulic Servo Technique--Recent Trends

Chapter Eight: Linear Actuators

Chapter Nine: Rotary Actuators and Hydrostatic Transmission

Chapter Ten: Heat Generation in Hydraulic System

Chapter Eleven: Hydraulic Reservoirs and Accumulators

Chapter Twelve: Design of Hydraulic Circuit

Chapter Thirteen: Seals and Packings

Chapter Fourteen: Hydraulic Pipes, Hoses and Fittings

Chapter Fifteen: Hydraulic System Maintenance, Repair and Reconditioning


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