Comparison of Power Transmission Systems (Part 1)


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

By 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)

By Joji Parambath

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Choosing the right and efficient form of energy for the drive system in the industry is not an easy task. Its selection depends on various factors. Table below gives a comparison of different forms of energy medium based on some essential criteria, as mentioned.

Criteria / Power systemElectricalHydraulicsPneumatics
Energy productionHydro, thermal, atomicPumpCompressor
Availability of energy transmission mediumAvailable everywhereObtaining and disposing of oil is expensiveAir is freely available
Maximum distance for energy transmissionConsiderable distance, even beyond 1000 kmUp to 100 mUp to 1000 m
Cost of energySmallestHighHighest
Speed controlLimited  Good for slow speed precise controlBest for high-speed operation, obtaining uniform speed difficult

To be followed…

Joji Parambath

Director

Fluidsys Training Centre Pvt Ltd

Bangalore, India

https://fluidsys.org


Industrial Hydraulic Systems and Circuits Basic Level in the SI Units

By 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

By Joji Parambath

Please click on the image links to go to the book link of Amazon.com


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