Hydraulics and Pneumatics: A technician's and engineer's guide by Andrew ParrHydraulics and Pneumatics: A technician's and engineer's guide by Andrew Parr

Hydraulics and Pneumatics: A technician's and engineer's guide

byAndrew ParrEditorAndrew Parr

Paperback | March 11, 2011

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Hydraulics and Pneumatics: A Technician's and Engineer's Guideserves as a guide to the hydraulic and pneumatic systems operations. It features mathematical content that has been presented in a style understandable even to beginners and non-experts. It has nine chapters that cover both hydraulic and pneumatic machinery, their fundamental principles including safety standards and regulations. The book also features abundant referencing, updated web links, and masterful tables for easier understanding of the concepts covered. The text is written to serve as an introductory reference for novices and students in pneumatics and hydraulics. It is also invaluable and can be used as primary reference for control, manufacturing, mechanical, and electrical engineers, operations managers, and technicians working with hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

  • Covers both hydraulic and pneumatic machinery, with a practical, practitioner-led approach that does not demand great theoretical and mathematical understanding
  • Thorough and updated coverage of safety standards, helping control engineers and shop floor managers to ensure their operations are in compliance with regulations
  • More abundant referencing, new and updated web-links, look-up tables and graphical keys offer even easier referencing while providing quick access to other related materials
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 bo...
Title:Hydraulics and Pneumatics: A technician's and engineer's guideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:March 11, 2011Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080966748

ISBN - 13:9780080966748


Table of Contents

Fundamental principles
Hydraulic pumps and pressure regulation
Air compressors, air treatment and pressure regulation
Control valves
Hydraulic and pneumatic accessories
Process control pneumatics
Sequencing Applications
Safety, fault-finding and maintenance
Appendix: Hydraulic and Pneumatic Symbols