publishCompany McGraw Hill
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This introductory textbook, now in its third edition, is designed for undergraduate courses in Hydraulics and Pneumatics/Fluid Power/Oil Hydraulics taught in Mechanical, Production, Industrial and Mechatronics branches of Engineering disciplines. Besides focusing on the fundamentals, the book is a basic, practical guide that reflects field practices in design, operation and maintenance of fluid power systems-making it a useful reference for practising engineers specializing in the area of fluid power technology. KEY FEATURES Gives step-by-step methods of designing hydraulic and pneumatic circuits. Provides simple and logical explanation of programmable logic controllers used in hydraulic and pneumatic circuits. Explains applications of hydraulic circuits in machine tool industry. Elaborates on practical problems in a chapter on troubleshooting. Chapter-end review questions help students understand the fundamental principles and practical techniques for obtaining solutions. Includes a CD-ROM that acquaints the readers with the engineering specifications of several pumps and valves being manufactured by industry. NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION Includes a new chapter on Hydraulic Proportional Valves. Replaces few drawings/circuits in the hydraulics section.