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Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Fluid Power: Theory and Applications / Edition 3

Fluid Power: Theory and Applications / Edition 3

by James A. Sullivan


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This book provides a basic, practical introduction to fluid power that related theory to practice. Written from a practitioners' perspective, this book provides practical coverage of both hydraulics and pneumatics. The fourth edition of Fluid Power: Theory and Applications has been revised to include the latest changes and practices in the industry as well as recent changes in international ISO 1219-1 symbols, especially pressure relief and reducing valves. Material has also been reorganized and enhanced to include new illustrations components, and circuits. A valuable reference book for fluid power technicians and fluid power mechanics as well as candidates preparing for the Mechanic, Technicians and Specialist Certification exams offered by the Fluid Power Society.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133230802
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 02/28/1989
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. Basics of Hydraulics.
3. Energy in Hydraulic Systems.
4. How Fluids Flow.
5. Friction Losses in Hydraulic Systems.
6. Hydraulic Fluids.
7. Pumps.
8. Hydraulic Cylinders and Cushioning Devices.
9. Hydraulic Motors.
10. Valves.
11. Seals and Packings.
12. System Components.
13. Basic Circuits and Sizing Hydraulic Components.
14. Troubleshooting Hydraulic Systems.
15. Basics of Pneumatics.
16. Sizing Pneumatic Systems.
17. Pneumatic Circuit Applications and Controls.
Appendix A. Letter Symbols and Abbreviations.
Appendix B. Conversion Factors.
Appendix C. Approximate Viscosity Conversions.
Appendix D. Offset Bend Calculations for Steel Tubing.
Appendix E. Standard Test Procedures.

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