What happens when a hydraulic system operates with fluid temperature that exceeds the normally recommended maximum of 180° F? A model was developed to study thermodynamic behavior of a hydraulic system in a garbage truck that can also be applied to hydraulic systems on other work trucks....More
This handout, written for the USA Science Fair, is designed to help students (young and old) see the basic engineering principles of things they use, play with, drive, or enjoy in their daily lives....More
When I research topics dealing with fluid power on the internet, results often pop up from our own website. No surprise there; that's how it should be.
Sometimes, though, it's counter-productive because I get off track because I can't resist reading the article the search engine pointed me to....More