Andrew Parr Hydraulics and Pneumatics

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Hydraulics and Pneumatics

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Traditionally pneumatics and hydraulics are thought to be a mechanical engineer s subject. In practice the techniques tend to be more akin to the ideas used in electronics and process control. This book has been written by a process control engineer as a guide to the operation of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. It is intended for engineers and technicians who wish to have an insight into the components and operation of a pneumatics or hydraulic system. The mathematical content has been deliberately kept simple with the aim of making the book readable rather than rigorous.

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Andrew Parr is an Industrial Control Engineer, recently retired from ASW Sheerness Steel, Sheerness, UK who worked in the steel industry for over thirty years. In 1980 he began specializing in sequence and closed loop control systems using Programmable Controllers (PLCs) with hydraulic and pneumatic actuators. He has written fifteen books on electronics and process control including Logic Designers Handbook, Industrial Control Handbook, Programmable Controllers, Control Engineering, along with many amateur- level books, among them Introduction to Operational Amplifiers. His books have been widely translated into many languages, including Japanese, Polish, and Swedish. He and has presented papers at various international conferences, including ones on 'Automation Systems in the Steel Industry' and on 'Automated Fault Diagnostics'

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Book Description Jaico Publishing House, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Practically every industrial process requires objects to be moved, manipulated or be subjected to some form of force. This is generally accomplished by means of electrical equipment (such) as motors or solenoids), or via devices driven by air (pneumatics) or liquids (hydraulics). Traditionally pneumatics and hydraulics are thought to be a mechanical engineer`s subject (and generally taught as such in colleges), In practice, the techniques (and more important, the fault finding methodology) tend to be more akin to the ideas used in electronics and process control. This book has been written by a process control engineer as a guide to the operation of hydraulic and pneumatics systems. The mathematical content has been deliberately kept simple with the aim of making the book readable rather than rigorous. It is not, therefore, a design manual and topics such as pipe sizing and CV values of valves have been deliberately omitted. Hydraulics and Pneumatics : a technician`s and engineer`s guide is for those professionals who need an insight into the components and operation of a pneumatic or hydraulic system. Contents:- Preface I. FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES : 1. Industrial Prime Movers 2. A Brief System Comparison : i. An Electrical System ii. A Hydraulic System iii. A Pneumatic System iv. A Comparison 2. Definition of Terms : i. Mass and Force ii. Pressure iii. Work, Energy and Power iv. Torque 3. Pascal`s Law 4. Pressure Measurement 5. Fluid Flow 6. Temperature : i. Temperature Scales ii. Temperature Measurement 7. Gas Laws II. HYDRAULIC PUMPS AND PRESSURE REGULATION : 1. Pressure Regulation 2. Pump Types : i. Gear Pumps ii. Vane Pumps iii. Piston Pumps iv. Combination Pumps 3. Loading Valves 4. Filters III. AIR COMPRESSORS, AIR TREATMENT AND PRESSURE REGULATION : 1. Compressor Types : i. Piston Compressors ii. Screw Compressors iii. Rotary Compressors iv. Dynamic Compressors 2. Air Receivers and Compressor Control 3. Air Treatment : i. Stages of Air Treatment ii. Filters iii. Air Dryers iv. Lubricators 4. Pressure Regulation : i. Relief Valves ii. Non-Relieving Pressure Regulators iii. Relieving Pressure Regulators 4. Service Units IV. CONTROL VALVES : 1. Graphic Symbols 2. Types of Control Valve : i. Poppet Valves ii. Spool Valves iii. Rotary Valves 3. Pilot-operated Valves 4. Check valves : i. Pilot-Operated Check Valves ii. Restriction Check Valves 5. Shuttle and Fast Exhaust Valves 6. Sequence Valves 7. Time Delay Valves 8. Servo Valves 9. Modular and Cartridge Valves V. ACTUATORS : 1. Linear Actuators : i. Construction ii. Mounting Arrangements iii. Cylinder Dynamics 5. Seals 3. Rotary Actuators : i. Constructional Details 4. Application Notes : i. Speed Control ii. Actuator Synchronisation iii. Regeneration iv. Counterbalance and Dynamic Braking v. Pilot-Operated Check Valves vi. Pre-Fill and Compression Relief VI. HYDRAULIC AND PNEUMATIC ACCESSORIES : 1. Hydraulic Reservoirs 2. Hydraulic Accumulators 3. Hydraulic Coolers and Heat Exchangers 4. Hydraulic Fluids 5. Pneumatic Piping, Hoses and Connections 6. Hydraulic Piping, Hosing and Connections VII. PROCESS CONTROL PNEUMATICS : 1. Signals and Standards 2. The Flapper-Nozzle 3. Volume Boosters 4. The Air Relay and the Force Balance Principle 5. Pneumatic Controllers 6. Process Control Valves and Actuators : i. Flow Control Valves ii. Actuators iii. Valve Positioners 7. Converters : i. I-P Converters ii. P-I Converters 8. Sequencing Applications VIII. FAULT-FINDING AND MAINTENANCE : 1. Safety 2. Cleanliness 3. Fault-finding Instruments 4. Fault-finding 5. Preventive Maintenance Printed Pages: 234. Seller Inventory # 9562

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