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Basics of Hydraulic Systems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

By Qin Zhang

CRC Press

324 pages | 61 Color Illus. | 166 B/W Illus.

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Description

This textbook surveys hydraulics and fluid power systems technology, with new chapters on system modeling and hydraulic systems controls now included.The text presents topics in a systematic way, following the course of energy transmission in hydraulic power generation, distribution, deployment, modeling, and control in fluid power systems.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Hydraulic Power. Hydraulic Power Generation. Hydraulic Power Distribution. Hydraulic Power Deployment. Hydraulic Power Regulation. Hydraulic Fluids and Fluid Handling Components. Hydraulic System Circuits. Hydraulic Systems Modeling. Hydraulic Systems Control. References. Exercises. Appendix.

About the Author

Qin Zhang is a noted author and scholar in Agricultural Science and Engineering. He received his B.S. degree from Zhejiang Agriculture University in China, and went on to earn his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois, as well as doing post-doctoral studies there. He served as a Senior Researcher for Caterillar Inc, and as an Assistant and Associate Professor of Agricultiral Engineering at the University of Illinois. He currently teaches at the Tri-Cities campus of Washington State University. He is the author of several Agricultural Engineering books.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical