Introduction to Hydraulics - Manual

Introduction to Hydraulics is a training manual written by Walter Zimmerman, who has over 35 years experience in designing and manufacturing hydraulic systems and offering training within the fluid power engineering industry in South Africa.

The manual is suited to the newcomer to the Fluid Power industry, but also caters for the technician to the engineer and others, who require the knowledge and understanding of maintaining and correctly applying hydraulic components, circuits and the principles on which they are based.

The material offered is concise and provides the reader with the specific information required to quickly grasp the principles of applying hydraulic components thus enabling improved knowledge when working with and troubleshooting hydraulics.

The content covers:

  • Basic principles;
  • Pressure controls;
  • Directional control valves;
  • Flow controls;
  • Flow dividers/combiners;
  • Accumulators;
  • Hydraulic pumps;
  • Actuators;
  • Motors/cylinders;
  • Filtration;
  • Reservoirs;
  • Hydraulic circuits;
  • Circuit mistakes;
  • Designing hydraulic circuits;
  • Slip in cartridges (Logic elements); and
  • Troubleshooting hydraulic systems.

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