Best Reference Books – Fluid Power Control

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We have compiled a list of Best Reference Books on Fluid Power Control Subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges.

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We have put a lot of effort into researching the best books for reference on this subject and came out with a recommended list of best books. The table below contains a review of these books and links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

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1. “Industrial Hydraulics” by John J Pippenger
2. “Fluid Power: Generation, Transmission and Control” by Thammaiah Gowda Jagadeesha T

“Fluid Power: Generation, Transmission and Control” Book Review: The book provides a comprehensive coverage of an integrated treatment of hydraulic systems. It covers the main aspects of fluid power generation, transmission and control. This includes theory and mathematical treatment of practical systems, and fundamental dynamics and control studies under various conditions. The book is supplemented with numerous examples, illustrations and over five hundred drawings that ensure clear understanding of theory. The book can benefit undergraduate students and postgraduate students of various engineering disciplines due to interdisciplinary nature of the subject.

3. “Control of Fluid Power” by Donaldson McCloy and H R Martin

“Control of Fluid Power” Book Review: The book provides an introduction to the subject of fluid power control with a balanced coverage of both theory and practical concepts. The book covers several aspects of fluid power systems such as Hydraulic, pneumatic and fluidic components, and correlation between these sources. It provides a comprehensive understanding of fluid power systems and highlights the current technological developments in this field. The book can benefit undergraduate students in mechanical and electrical engineering as well postgraduate students with majors in fluid power.

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4. “Fluid Power Control Systems” by MD FAIYAZ AHMED
5. “Hydraulic Pumps and Motors: 1 (Fluid Power and Control)” by Raymond P Lambeck
6. “Fluid Power Design Handbook, Third Edition (Fluid Power and Control)” by Frank Yeaple

“Fluid Power Design Handbook, Third Edition (Fluid Power and Control)” Book Review: The book provides discussions on engineering and application information in controlling, predicting, and measuring the performance of all fluid power components in hydraulic or pneumatic systems. The book provides detailed explanations on the current developments in the fluid power control sector, microprocessor control, “smart” actuators, virtual displays, position sensors, computer-aided design, performance testing, noise reduction, on-screen simulation of complex branch-flow networks etc. It also enlists various important engineering terms and conversion units.

7. “Essential Hydraulics (Fluid Power – Basic Book 1)” by M Winston

“Essential Hydraulics (Fluid Power – Basic Book 1)” Book Review: The book provides a comprehensive understanding of hydraulic control systems; the key hydraulic components and its practical applications in diversified industries. It also covers sizing of hydraulic components. The book also provides enough coverage of the non-technical aspects of hydraulic systems for readers who are new to the field and do not have a strong background in the technical aspects. Therefore, the book can also cater to those readers who only wish to learn the basic principles of hydraulic systems. The book provides illustrations of hydraulic components, step-by-step calculations and updated technological advancements.

8. “Fluid Power Engineering” by M Galal Rabie

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“Fluid Power Engineering” Book Review: The book discusses design, operation, and maintenance of fluid and pneumatic power equipment. The coverage of the book includes hydraulic fluids, pumps, gauges, and cylinders, Designing transmission lines using the lumped parameter model, power losses due to friction, leakage, and line resistance and ways to minimize it, accumulators, pressure switches, and filters etc. It also demonstrates Development of mathematical models of electro-hydraulic servo systems, Converting hydraulic power into mechanical energy using actuators, control load displacement using HSAs and control valves and application of fluid systems techniques to pneumatic power systems. The book can be of use to anyone interested in the study of hydrodynamic theory and hydraulic systems engineering.

9. “Fluid Power Components and Systems: Second Bath International Fluid Power Workshop (Fluid Power Series)” by K A Edge and C R Burrows

“Fluid Power Components and Systems: Second Bath International Fluid Power Workshop (Fluid Power Series)” Book Review: The book provides discussions on research and development in fluid power components and systems. It specifically contains reports from the International Fluid Power Research Workshops. The book covers topics such as efficient systems for mobile applications, integration of microelectronics with hydraulic valves, mathematical modeling of components and systems, pneumatic systems, a variety of different pumps, dynamometry, hydraulic component and system noise, the problem of pump flow ripple, assessment of pump or motor performance etc. The book can provide readers with essential literature and a great insight on the current research and developments in the field.

10. “Fluid Power with Microprocessor Control: An Introduction” by Edward W Reed and Ian S Larman

“Fluid Power with Microprocessor Control: An Introduction” Book Review: The book provides a thorough understanding of fluid power systems with stress on applications of computing, specifically microprocessors in controlling the fluid power systems. The coverage of the book includes topics such as applied computing, microcomputers, physical sciences and engineering, theory of computation, program constructs, object oriented languages etc. The book also provides discussions on surveys and overviews, semantics and reasoning etc. The book can be of use to undergraduate students in electrical or mechanical engineering as well as postgraduate students in relevant fields.

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People who are searching for Free downloads of books and free pdf copies of these books – “Industrial Hydraulics” by John J Pippenger, “Fluid Power: Generation, Transmission and Control” by Thammaiah Gowda Jagadeesha T, “Control of Fluid Power” by Donaldson McCloy and H R Martin, “Fluid Power Control Systems” by MD FAIYAZ AHMED, “Hydraulic Pumps and Motors: 1 (Fluid Power and Control)” by Raymond P Lambeck, “Fluid Power Design Handbook, Third Edition (Fluid Power and Control)” by Frank Yeaple, “Essential Hydraulics (Fluid Power – Basic Book 1)” by M Winston, “Fluid Power Engineering” by M Galal Rabie, “Fluid Power Components and Systems: Second Bath International Fluid Power Workshop (Fluid Power Series)” by K A Edge and C R Burrows, “Fluid Power with Microprocessor Control: An Introduction” by Edward W Reed and Ian S Larman – we would like to mention that we don’t have free downloadable pdf copies of these good books and one should look for free pdf copies from these Authors only if they have explicitly made it free to download and read them.

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