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Fluid Power Educational Series

A complete range of Paperback & Kindle eBooks on Pneumatics and Hydraulics Authored by Joji Parambath

Fluid power technology is expanding and as fascinating as ever. Fluid power systems provide the muscle power to run the machines with the smoothest control possibilities. Many professionals are designing, constructing, and maintaining pneumatic and hydraulic systems every day. Several budding engineers are initiated into the technology of fluid power now and then. Therefore, the spread of technological information on fluid power is essential for the advancement of fluid power technology.


Pneumatic Systems and Circuits -Basic Level (in the SI Units)

Joji Parambath

The book describes the topics on compressed air generation and contamination control, pneumatic actuators, and control valves, in detail. Many single-actuator control circuits are presented. Further, the book presents the maintenance, troubleshooting, and safety aspects of pneumatic systems. The book uses units in the SI system.


Industrial Pneumatics – Basic Level (in the English Units)

Joji Parambath

The book explains the topics on compressed air generation and contamination control, pneumatic actuators, and control valves, in detail. Many single-actuator control circuits are presented. The book also presents the maintenance, troubleshooting, and safety aspects of pneumatic systems. The book uses the English units.


Pneumatic Systems and Circuits -Advanced Level

Joji Parambath

The book highlights the problem of signal conflicts and various methods of their elimination in detail. The developments of multiple-actuator circuits using cascade method and shift register method are explained through many examples.


Electro-pneumatics and Automation

Joji Parambath

This book explains the functioning of primary solenoid valves and various electrical control components. Many typical single-actuator and multiple-actuator electro-pneumatic circuits are also developed to illustrate various applications of electro-pneumatics.


Design of Pneumatic Systems (in the SI Units)

Joji Parambath

The book explains the design aspects of pneumatic systems systematically. The book also presents many typical examples of designing pneumatic systems using the SI units.


Design Concepts in Pneumatic Systems in the English Units

Joji Parambath

The book explains the design aspects of pneumatic systems systematically. The book also presents many typical examples of designing pneumatic systems using English units.


Maintenance Troubleshooting and Safety in Pneumatic Systems

Joji Parambath

The book highlights all aspects of maintenance, troubleshooting, and safety in pneumatic systems, systematically to make this book useful on the shop floor. A section on energy saving highlights the steps that need to be taken for saving a substantial amount on energy costs.


Industrial Hydraulic Systems and Circuits Basic Level in the SI Units

Joji Parambath

The textbook deals with the components and circuits of hydraulic systems. The fundamentals required to understand the core topics are given initially. The book describes the topics on power packs, hydraulic actuators, and control valves, in detail. Next, the book also presents the maintenance, troubleshooting, and safety aspects in hydraulic systems. The book uses the SI system of units.


Industrial Hydraulics Basic Level in the English Units

Joji Parambath

The textbook deals with the components and circuits of hydraulic systems. The fundamentals required to understand the core topics are given initially. The book describes the topics on power packs, hydraulic actuators, and control valves, in detail. Next, the book also presents the maintenance, troubleshooting, and safety aspects of hydraulic systems. The book uses the English system of units.


Hydraulic Fluids

Joji Parambath

The textbook presents information on the functions, types, characteristics, and selection of hydraulic fluids. The book also offers useful information on fluid contamination, the effect of contamination on fluids, fluid analysis, and the quality standards of fluids.


Hydraulic Filters Construction Installation Locations and Specifications

Joji Parambath

The textbook presents information on the construction, installation locations, and specifications of hydraulic filters, in detail.


Hydraulic Power Packs in the SI Units

Joji Parambath

The book deals with power pack components such as hydraulic reservoirs, pumps, pressure relief valves, unloading valves, filters, accumulators, and power pack control units. It also presents the noise reduction techniques for hydraulic systems. Next, the book highlights power packs with standardised assemblies. The book uses the SI system of units.


Power Packs in Hydraulic Systems in the English Units

Joji Parambath

The book deals with power pack components such as hydraulic reservoirs, pumps, pressure relief valves, unloading valves, filters, accumulators, and power pack control units. It also presents the noise reduction techniques for hydraulic systems.  Next, the book highlights power packs with standardised assemblies.  The book uses the English system of units.


Hydraulic Cylinders in the SI Units

Joji Parambath

This book deals with hydraulic cylinders of varying designs. The principles of operation, constructional details, and classification of the hydraulic cylinders are explained in detail. This chapter also covers the topics on the position transducers, swing clamp cylinders, applications, design aspects of hydraulic cylinders, advantages, and safety requirements of the cylinders. The book uses the SI system of units.


Hydraulic Linear Actuators in the English Units

Joji Parambath

This book deals with hydraulic cylinders of varying designs. The principles of operation, constructional details, and classification of the hydraulic cylinders are explained in detail. This chapter also covers the topics on the position transducers, swing clamp cylinders, applications, design aspects of hydraulic cylinders, advantages, and safety requirements of the cylinders. The book uses the English system of units.


Hydraulic Motors in the SI Units

Joji Parambath

The textbook presents information on the types, constructional features, working, and essential terms and definitions of semi-rotary actuators and hydraulic motors. Many solved, and unsolved numerical exercise problems are given in the textbook. The book uses the SI system of units.


Hydraulic Rotary Actuators in the English Units

Joji Parambath

The textbook presents information on the types, constructional features, working, and essential terms and definitions of semi-rotary actuators and hydraulic motors. Many solved, and unsolved numerical exercise problems are given in the textbook. The book uses the English system of units.


Hydraulic Accumulators and Circuits in the SI Units

Joji Parambath

The textbook presents information on the classification, constructional features, working, and essential terms and definitions, sizing, and safety and maintenance aspects of hydraulic accumulators. The book uses the SI system of units.


Accumulators in Hydraulic Systems in the English Units

Joji Parambath

The textbook presents information on the classification, constructional features, working, and essential terms and definitions, sizing, and safety and maintenance aspects of hydraulic accumulators. The book uses the English system of units.


Hydraulic Pipes Tubes and Hoses in the SI Units

Joji Parambath

This book presents the necessary information about the constructional features, performance specifications, and other details of pipes, tubing, and hoses and their fittings. The book uses the SI system of units.


Pipes Tubes and Hoses in Hydraulic Systems in the English Units

Joji Parambath

This book presents the necessary information about the constructional features, performance specifications, and other details of pipes, tubing, and hoses and their fittings. The book uses the English system of units.


Design of Industrial Hydraulic Systems in the SI Units

Joji Parambath

The book describes the design aspects of hydraulic systems systematically. It highlights the essential parameters and specifications of hydraulic components in SI units.


Design Concepts in Industrial Hydraulic Systems in the English Units

Joji Parambath

The book describes the design aspects of hydraulic systems systematically. It highlights the essential parameters and specifications of hydraulic components in English units.


Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Safety in Hydraulic Systems

Joji Parambath

The book explains all aspects of maintenance, troubleshooting, and safety in hydraulic systems, systematically to make this book more useful on the shop floor.


Hydrostatic Transmissions HSTs in the SI Units

Joji Parambath

This book highlights the principles of hydrostatic transmissions. Mainly the concepts of open-circuit and closed-circuit HSTs are also described in the book. Next, the book uses the SI system of units.


Concepts of Hydrostatic Transmissions in the English Units

Joji Parambath

This book highlights the principles of hydrostatic transmissions. Mainly the concepts of open-circuit and closed-circuit HSTs are also described in the book. Next, the book uses the English system of units.


Load Sensing Hydraulic Systems in the SI Units

Joji Parambath

The book explains the components of load sensing systems. The operation of a load sensing systems in its various modes is described in subsequent sections in a simplified manner and with suitable examples. The book uses the SI system of units.


Concepts of Load Sensing Hydraulic Systems in the English Units

Joji Parambath

The book explains the components of load sensing systems. The operation of a load sensing systems in its various modes is described in subsequent sections in a simplified manner and with suitable examples. The book uses the English system of units.


Electro-hydraulic Proportional Valves

Joji Parambath

The book explores the technology used in proportional valves. The book also describes the construction of electro-hydraulic proportional valve systems using proportional solenoids, the details of various types of control elements, and the characteristics of proportional valve systems.


Electro-hydraulic Servo Valves

Joji Parambath

The book explores the technology used in state-of-the-art servo valves. The book also describes the construction of electro-hydraulic servo valve systems using torque motors, the details of various types of control elements, and the characteristics of the servo valve systems.


Cartridge valves

Joji Parambath

The book describes the concepts and constructional features of the primary and multifunction cartridge valves. Further, the circuit ideas of a variety of multifunction cartridge valves are also presented. The book also describes the characteristics of the integrated manifold blocks.


Electro-hydraulic Systems and Relay Circuits

Joji Parambath

This book explains the functioning of primary solenoid valves and various electrical control components. Many typical single-actuator electro-hydraulic circuits are developed to illustrate various applications of electro-hydraulics.