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Fluid Power Systems, 2nd Edition

  • Patrick J. Klette
  • ISBN-10: 0826936342
  • ISBN-13: 9780826936349
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2011
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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About the Product

Fluid Power Systems is a text/workbook that covers topics specifically relating to the design, application, and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. This new edition has been redesigned and includes expanded content on hydraulic pumps, fluid conductors, connectors, and means of transmission. The text/workbook addresses fluid power systems, components, and devices specific to industrial, commercial, and mobile power equipment applications such as pumps, valves, actuators, electrical controls, and troubleshooting techniques. Each component, device, or system is introduced with descriptions, operation, common applications, system examples, and operating characteristics. Schematic symbols are introduced throughout the textbook to assist the learner with schematic diagram comprehension. The included FluidSIMĀ® 4.2 Student Version simulation software provides the learner with an added tool to create, build, and troubleshoot hydraulic circuits in the form of specific activities in the text/workbook. Instructors can also create their own activities.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Fluid Power Systems in Industry
Chapter 2: Fluid Power System Principles
Chapter 3: Hydraulic System Fundamentals
Chapter 4: Fluid Conductors and Connectors
Chapter 5: Hydraulic Pumps
Chapter 6: Directional Control
Chapter 7: Flow Control
Chapter 8: Hydraulic Actuators
Chapter 9: Pressure Control
Chapter 10: Hydraulic Fluid Maintenance
Chapter 11: Pneumatic System Fundamentals
Chapter 12: Pneumatic System Compression and Control
Chapter 13: Pneumatic System Conditioning
Chapter 14: Fluid Power System Electrical Control
Chapter 15: Fluid Power System Maintenance and Troubleshooting



All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Answer Key for Fluid Power Systems  (ISBN-10: 0826936350 | ISBN-13: 9780826936356)
Instructor Resource Guide for Fluid Power Systems  (ISBN-10: 0826936369 | ISBN-13: 9780826936363)