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Fluid Power: Hydraulics and Pneumatics, 2nd Edition

Fluid Power: Hydraulics and Pneumatics, 2nd Edition
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By: James R. Daines

ISBN: 978-1-60525-931-4
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2013
Subject: Manufacturing / Metals
Grade Level: 11-14
Retail Price: $133.28
School Price: $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.
  • 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.

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

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Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Manufacturing / Metals)
   sample Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Manufacturing / Metals)
   sample Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Manufacturing / Metals)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 18 (PPS, 6.39 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

About 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.


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Text 560 978-1-60525-931-4 $133.28$99.96
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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 560 978-1-61960-145-1 $59.00$44.25
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* Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-60525-935-2 $248.00$186.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 1500 slides 978-1-60525-936-9 $240.00$180.00*
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