Hydraulic Fluids - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780340676523, 9780080523897

Hydraulic Fluids

1st Edition

Authors: Peter Hodges
Hardcover ISBN: 9780340676523
eBook ISBN: 9780080523897
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 28th June 1996
Page Count: 167
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Preface Glosary (1) Introduction Basic principles of hydraulics Energy considerations (2) Types of hydraulic media Histroical The ideal hydraulic media (3) Mineral base oils Composition of mineral oils Chemical nature (4) Additives (5) Synthetic oils Types of synthetic oil Synthetic hydrocarbons Polyethers Organic esters Phosphate esters Silicones Fluoroethers (6) Rheology Viscosity Low temperature flow properties Temperature dependence of viscosity Shear stability Pressure dependence of viscosity (7) Compressibility Secant bulk modulus Tangent bulk modulus Effect of air on bulk modulus Low bulk moduli fluids Density Thermal properties (8) Anti-wear properties (9) Oxidation stability (10) Demulsibility (11) Aeration problems Diagnosis and treatment of aeration problems (12) Filterability Filterability test procedures (13) Specifications Requirements (14) Hydraulic fluids for military and aerospace applications Aircraft and aerospace Combat vehicles and artillery Naval vessels (15) Selection of a suitable hydraulic fluid (16) Test methods for hydraulic media Physical-chemical properties mechanical testing (17) Contamination What impurities are involved? Where do the impurities originate? (18) Deterioration and maintenance Flushing (19) Analysis of used hydraulic oil Inerpretaion of the test results Condition monitoring and oil change (20) Fire-resistant fluids Conversion of existing systems to fire-resistant fluids Maintenance of fire-resistant fluids (21) Hydraulic brake fluids (22) Future perspectives (23) Health and safety Ingestion Skin contact Eye contact Inhalation Materials safety data sheet (24) Hydraulic fluids and the environment What is biodegradability Determination of biodegradability Biodegradable hydraulic media Bibliography Appendix 1 Appendix 2 Index.

Readership

A reference text for engineering undergraduates and students at technical colleges; professional engineers in most industries and technical staff in the oil industries.

Table of Contents

Preface Glosary (1) Introduction Basic principles of hydraulics Energy considerations (2) Types of hydraulic media Histroical The ideal hydraulic media (3) Mineral base oils Composition of mineral oils Chemical nature (4) Additives (5) Synthetic oils Types of synthetic oil Synthetic hydrocarbons Polyethers Organic esters Phosphate esters Silicones Fluoroethers (6) Rheology Viscosity Low temperature flow properties Temperature dependence of viscosity Shear stability Pressure dependence of viscosity (7) Compressibility Secant bulk modulus Tangent bulk modulus Effect of air on bulk modulus Low bulk moduli fluids Density Thermal properties (8) Anti-wear properties (9) Oxidation stability (10) Demulsibility (11) Aeration problems Diagnosis and treatment of aeration problems (12) Filterability Filterability test procedures (13) Specifications Requirements (14) Hydraulic fluids for military and aerospace applications Aircraft and aerospace Combat vehicles and artillery Naval vessels (15) Selection of a suitable hydraulic fluid (16) Test methods for hydraulic media Physical-chemical properties mechanical testing (17) Contamination What impurities are involved? Where do the impurities originate? (18) Deterioration and maintenance Flushing (19) Analysis of used hydraulic oil Inerpretaion of the test results Condition monitoring and oil change (20) Fire-resistant fluids Conversion of existing systems to fire-resistant fluids Maintenance of fire-resistant fluids (21) Hydraulic brake fluids (22) Future perspectives (23) Health and safety Ingestion Skin contact Eye contact Inhalation Materials safety data sheet (24) Hydraulic fluids and the environment What is biodegradability Determination of biodegradability Biodegradable hydraulic media Bibliography Appendix 1 Appendix 2 Index.

Details

No. of pages:
167
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080523897
Hardcover ISBN:
9780340676523

About the Author

Peter Hodges

Affiliations and Expertise

Petroleum Consultant, Norway

Reviews

A bargain.,Industrial Lubrication and Tribology,...There is an unusually good chapter dealing with hydraulic brake fluids.,Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, For anyone involved with the technicalities of hydraulics.,Industrial Lubrication and Tribology,