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