Fluid Power

Module 1: Basics

  1. Basics, Weight, Density, Specific Weight

  2. Pressure Head Explained

Module 2. Work, Energy & Power

  1. Energy

  2. Horse Power Torque

  3. Hydraulic Power

Module 3: Laws

  1. Pascal Law

  2. Bernoulli's Law

  3. Gage Absolute Pressure Head Example

  4. Energy Conservation Bernoulli's Law Example

  5. Continuity Law Example

  6. Bernoulli and Pascal Law Application Example

Module 4. Friction Losses

  1. Laminar Turbulent Flow

  2. Raynolds Number

  3. Fluid Friction Losses

  4. Moody Diagram

  5. Friction Loss Calculation Step 1 Velocity

  6. Friction Loss Calculation Step 2 Reynold's Number

  7. Friction Loss Calculation Step 3 and 4 flow type and friction factor

  8. Friction Loss Calculation Step 5 Loss in Pipes and Fittings

  9. Friction Loss Calculation Step 6 Pressure Head or Energy

  10. Friction Loss Calculation Step 7 Apply Bernoulli's Law

  11. Hydraulic Power Calculation Example

Module 5. Pump

  1. Pump

  2. Pump Theoretical Flow Rate

  3. Hydraulic Torque

  4. Pump Efficiency

  5. Sump Pump Application Example

  6. Garden Pump Application Example

  7. Deep Well Submersible Pump Example

  8. Pump Application Example Esposito 7th edition Problem # 5.57

  9. Pump Application Example Esposito 7th edition Problem # 5.59

Module 6. Cylinder

  1. Hydraulic Cylinder

  2. Cylinders with Levers Problem Solving Techniques

  3. Hydraulic Cylinder Lever System

  4. Hydraulic Cylinder Solution Example

  5. Cylinder Automotive Brake Example

  6. Cylinder Fishing Example

  7. Hydraulic Cylinder Floor Jack Example

  8. Problem #6 30 from Textbook by Esposito, 7th Edition

Module 7. Motor

  1. Hydraulic Motors Torque Capacity

  2. Hydraulic Motors Performance

  3. Hydraulic Motor Transmission

  4. Motor Pump Combination Example

  5. Pump Motor System Problem Solution Example

  6. Motor Torque Converter Example

Module 8. Measurements, Flow Controls, and Valves

  1. Pressure Relief Valve

  2. Pressure Relief Valve Example Cracking Pressure

  3. Pressure Relief Valve Operating Pressure Example

  4. Flow Control Valve

  5. How to Measure Flow Rate

  6. Measure Flow Rate Velocity by Venturi Meter

  7. Flow Measurement Pitot Static Tube Basics

  8. Flow Measurement Pitot Static Tube Typical Setup

  9. Flow Measurement Venturi vs Orifice Meter

  10. Measure Flow Rate without any Special Device

Module 9. Hydraulic Circuit

  1. Single Acting Cylinder Control

  2. Double Acting Cylinder Control

  3. Regenerative Circuit

  4. Regenerative Circuit Load Carrying Capacity

  5. Regenerative Circuit Retraction Stroke

  6. Regenerative Circuit Example Calculation

  7. Series Circuit

  8. Series Circuit Retraction Stroke

  9. Series Circuit Calculation Example

  10. Meter In Circuit

  11. Flow Control Valve Meter In Circuit Example Calculation

  12. Flow Control Valve Meter Out Circuit Example Calculation

  13. Unloading and Pressure Relief Valve Setting Example

Module 10. Pneumatic

  1. Basics

  2. Receiver Size

  3. Temperature Scales

  4. Moisture Removal

  5. Horse Power and Flow rate

  6. Maximum Flow rate Through Valves

  7. Correct Use of Temperature and Pressure Example Calculation

  8. Compressor size, Power, flow rate, efficiency, and Moisture Removal calculation example

  9. Common Mistakes #1: Understanding the Moisture Removal Questions!

Module 11. Pneumatic Circuits

  1. Suction Lift Force

  2. Air Pressure Losses in Pipes and Fittings

  3. Time To Achieve Desired Vacuum Pressure

Reference

  1. Antony Esposito, Fluid Power with Applications, 7th Edition, 2009, ISBN-10 0-13-513690-3, ISBN-13 978-0-13-513690-4. [Module 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, & 11]

  2. Schaschke, C. (2015). Solved practical problems in fluid mechanics. 1st edition. ISBN-10: 9781482242980, ISBN-13: 978-1482242980, ASIN: 1482242982 [Module 8]

  3. Miller, R. W. (1996). Flow measurement engineering handbook. 3rd Edition. ISBN-10: 0070423660, ISBN-13: 978-0070423664 [Module 8]