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Fluid Power: Hydraulics and Pneumatics, 2nd Edition

By: James R. Daines
ISBN: 978-1-60525-931-4
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2013
Subject: Manufacturing / Metals
Grade Level: 11-14
Description
Fluid Power: Hydraulics and Pneumatics is a teaching package aimed at students pursuing a technician-level career path. It teaches the fundamentals of fluid power and provides details on the design and operation of hydraulic and pneumatic components, circuits, and systems. Extensive coverage is provided for both hydraulic and pneumatic systems. This book does not contain engineering calculations that will confuse students. Instead it applies math skills to the formulas needed by the technician-level student.
  • Full-color illustrations throughout the text.
  • Each chapter includes detailed Internet resources related to the chapter topics to allow further exploration.
  • Laboratory manual contains activities correlated to the chapter topic, and chapter quizzes to measure student knowledge.
  • The Instructor's Resource CD includes answers to the chapter tests and chapter quizzes, as well as responeses to select Lab Manual Activity Analysis questions.
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Text 560 978-1-60525-931-4 $133.28 $99.96
Fluid Power: Hydraulics and Pneumatics is a teaching package aimed at students pursuing a technician-level career path. It teaches the fundamentals of fluid power and provides details on the design and operation of hydraulic and pneumatic components, circuits, and systems. Extensive coverage is provided for both hydraulic and pneumatic systems. This book does not contain engineering calculations that will confuse students. Instead it applies math skills to the formulas needed by the technician-level student.

Contains FluidSIM hydraulic simulation software.

System Requirements
Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 98/ME/2000/XP /Vista/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), 20 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 800 x 600 or higher resolution; Sound Card and CD-Rom drive.

To update from Student Version 4.0 to Student Version 4.5 go to https://www.art-systems.de/www/site/en/downloads/fluidsim4.html.
VitalSource eTextbook       Purchase
Please visit https://www.vitalsource.com/ to purchase this title in VitalSource eTextbook format. VitalSource provides instant online access to this title, anytime, anywhere, from any computer. With this VitalSource eTextbook title, students can take advantage of search capabilities, highlighting, note taking features and more.
Laboratory Manual 384 978-1-60525-934-5 $36.00 $27.00
The laboratory manual contains activities correlated to the chapter topic and chapter quizzes to measure student knowledge.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-60525-935-2 $248.00 $186.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Resources. The Instructor's Resources in PDF format, allowing you to view and print pages from your computer. Also includes additional activities.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Answer Keys. Chapter Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Chapter Exams. Chapter exams in PDF format.
  • Teaching Visuals. Visual masters in PDF format.
  • Reproducible Masters. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.
  • Reference Materials. Various charts, formulas, and other useful material provided in PDF format.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4/10.6/10.7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 1500 slides 978-1-60525-936-9 $240.00 $180.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 19 chapters, comprising over 1500 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4/10.6/10.7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS 9), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 1500 slides 978-1-60525-937-6 $600.00 $450.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the chapters. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4/10.6/10.7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS 9), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Fluid Power
2. Fluid Power Systems
3. Basic Physical Principles
4. Fluid Power Standards and Symbols
5. Safety and Health
6. Hydraulic Fluid
7. Source of Hydraulic Power
8. Fluid Storage and Distribution
9. Actuators
10. Controlling the System
11. Accumulators
12. Conditioning System Fluid
13. Applying Hydraulic Power
14. Compressed Air
15. Source of Pneumatic Power
16. Conditioning and Distribution of Compressed Air
17. Work Performers of Pneumatic Systems
18. Controlling a Pneumatic System
19. Applying Pneumatic Power
Look Inside
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Manufacturing / Metals)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Manufacturing / Metals)
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Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Manufacturing / Metals)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 18 (PPS, 6.39 MB)
About the Author(s)

James R. Daines - is Professor Emeritus of Technology at the University of Wisconsin—Stout. He holds an Ed.D. degree from the University of Missouri and B.S. and M.S. degrees from Stout State College, Menomonie, Wisconsin.

Professional experience includes 25 years teaching power- and media-related courses to secondary, post-secondary, and adult students. In addition, 10 years were spent as president of a company specializing in developing courses and instructional materials for power and other related technologies. Those materials included extensive computer-based courses for hydraulics (60 hour) and pneumatics (40 hour). Other experiences related to fluid power involved working on the design and construction of training benches and instructional materials for a producer of fluid power training equipment.