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Hydraulic Component Design and Selection

Hydraulic component design and selection book

by Dr. E.C. Fitch and Dr. I. T. Hong


Hydraulic Laws, Theorems, and Equations

Chapter 1 Introduction

1.1 Component Design Perspective

1.2 Hydraulic Power Evolution

1.3 Hydraulic Applications

1.4 Component Design Rationale

1.5 Why Computerized Component Design?

Chapter 2 Fundamental Fluid Power Engineering

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Engineering System of Units

2.3 Behavior of Fluid in a System

2.4 Viscosity of Fluids

2.5 Pressure

2.6 Flow

2.7 Conduit Flow Models

2.8 Orifice Flow Models

2.9 Energy and Power

2.10 Design Safety Factors

2.11 Hydraulic Laws, Theorems, and Equations

Chapter 3 Linear Actuators

3.1 Function and Configuration

3.2 Cylinder Nomographs

3.3 Hydraulic Cylinders

3.4 Hydraulic Cylinder Cushioning

3.5 Hydraulic Cylinder Design Considerations

3.6 Hydraulic Cylinder Structural Integrity

3.7 Hydraulic Cylinder Dynamics

3.8 Hydraulic Cylinder Selection

3.9 General Selection Considerations

Chapter 4 Rotary Actuators

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Hydraulic Rotary Motors

4.3 Hydraulic Motor Selection

4.4 Limited Rotation Actuators

4.5 Oscillating Motor Applications

Chapter 5 Fluid Distribution

5.1 Fluid Distribution Function

5.2 Directional Control Valves

5.3 Check Valves

5.4 Shuttle Valves2

5.5 Spool Valve Characteristics4

5.6 Spool Valve Selection7

5.7 Valve Design Considerations2

5.8 Solenoid Valves

5.9 Hydraulic Fuses and Circuit Protectors

Chapter 6 Pressure Regulation

6.1 Pressure Regulation Function

6.2 Pressure Control Selection Factors

6.3 Relief and Safety Valves

6.4 Sequence Valves

6.5 Counterbalance Valves

6.6 Unloading Valves

6.7 Reducing Valves

6.8 Valve Noise and Cavitation

Chapter 7 Flow Regulation

7.1 Flow Regulation Function

7.2 Uncompensated Flow Controls

7.3 Deceleration Valve

7.4 Compensated Flow Control

7.5 Bypass Flow Regulator

7.6 Priority Valve

7.7 Flow Divider and Combiner Valves

7.8 Positive-Displacement-Metering Valve

7.9 Flow Control Circuits

7.10 Valve Selection and Specification

Chapter 8 Cartridge Valve Technology

8.1 Cartridge Valve Perspective

8.2 Poppet-Type Cartridges

8.3 Spool-Type Cartridge Valves

8.4 Cartridge Valve Models

8.5 Sizing of Cartridge Valves

8.6 Cartridge Manifold Design

8.7 Applications

Chapter 9 Hydraulic Power Sources

9.1 The Energy Question

9.2 Prime Mover Considerations

9.3 Hydrostatic Power Generation

9.4 Pumping Models

9.5 Pump Characteristics

9.6 Pump Application Factors

9.7 Functional Aspects of Pumps

9.8 Fixed Displacement Pump Models

9.9 Noise in Pump Systems

9.10 Environmental Aspects of Pumps

9.11 Booster Pumps

Chapter 10 Energy Storage and Transformation

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Energy Storage—Accumulators

10.3 Gas-loaded Accumulator Sizing Criteria

10.4 Accumulator Selection and Application

10.5 Accumulator Assessment

10.6 Energy Transformation Devices

10.7 Intensifier Application Factors

10.8 Intensifier Assessment and Selection

Chapter 11 The Conduit System

11.1 The Role and Types of Conduits

11.2 Connector Seals

11.3 Conduit Connectors

11.4 An Overtorqued Connector Case

11.5 Rigid Conduit—Piping

11.6 Rigid Conduit—Tubing

11.7 Flexible Conduit—Hose

11.8 Manifolding and Modularizing

11.9 Energy Losses in Conduit Systems

Chapter 12 Seals for Hydraulics

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Types of Seals

12.3 Mechanics of Sealing

12.4 Elastomer Technology

12.5 Seal Design and Selection Notes

12.6 Linear Seal Considerations

12.7 Cylinder and Piston O-ring Seal Force Model

12.8 Hydraulic Seal Models

Appendix A—Glossary of Hydraulic Terms

Appendix B—Fluid Power Symbols

Appendix C—Hydraulic Test Standards

Appendix D—FPRC/OSU Orifice Flow Nomograph

Appendix E—Tables of Conversion Factors




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