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At the end of this block of study, you should be able to:
Describe the Advantages of Hydraulic Systems over other systems for aircraft use.
Explain the Hydraulic System Principles of Operation.
Design Aircraft Hydraulic Systems.
Explain the uses of Hydraulic System valves.
Describe Boyle's law.
Identify the types of pressure regulators.
Explain the uses of pressure boosters in aircraft.
Though we use British units for our examples, SI units may be used as well to solve the problems. Conversion factors may be used to convert the results from British units to SI units.
|Section 1.1 - Introduction to Aircraft Hydraulics|
|Section 1.2 - Hydraulics Systems Principles of Operation|
|Section 1.3 - Hydraulic System Power Requirements|
|Section 1.4 - Hydraulic Pressure Regulated Power System|
|Section 1.5 - Aircraft Hydraulic System Reservoir Design|
|Section 1.6 - Cavitation|
|Section 1.7 - Pressurized Reservoirs|
|Section 1.8 - Aircraft Hydraulic System Power Pumps|
|Section 1.9 - Hydraulic System Check Valves|
|Section 1.10 - Pressure Control|
|Section 1.11 - Hydraulics System Accumulators|
|Section 1.12 - Pressure Regulation in Hydraulic Systems|
|Section 1.13 - Hydraulic System Hand Pumps|
|Section 1.14 - Flow Control|
|Section 1.15 - Flow Conditions|
|Section 1.16 - Flow Restrictors|
|Section 1.17 - Synchronizing Circuits|
|Section 1.18 - Types of Actuation Cylinders|
|Section 1.19 - Hydraulic Motors & Variable Displacement Pumps|
|Section 1.20 - Automatic Hydraulic Transmissions|
|Section 1.21 - Variable Displacement Pump Power System & Open Center Type Power System|
|Section 1.22 - Pressure Boosters, Pressure De-Boosters, & Hydraulic Fluids|
|Section 1.23 - REVIEW EXERCISE|
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