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Nicholas Nguyen
Nicholas Nguyen

Hydraulic Machines Textbook

This first volume of the textbook Hydraulic and Thermal Machines introduces readers to all necessary fundamentals to understand and operate hydraulic and thermal machines. No prior knowledge in machinery is required. With an uncomplicated yet rigorous approach, it gradually guides bachelor students, with no prior knowledge in machines, from basic concepts such as dimensions and SI base and derived units, to more complex, mathematical and mechanical fundamentals of hydraulic machines, energy conversion processes, fluids, including real ones, as well as hydrostatics and hydrodynamics. In turn, the book gets into the basic structure and operating modes of pumps and turbines, ending up with the study of fluid dynamic transmission in hydraulic machines. Numerous examples are analyzed in detail, for a comprehensive understanding and effective learning, which will prepare readers to the second volume of this set.

Hydraulic Machines Textbook

This book has been documented with the aim to include those fundamentals of 'Hydraulic Machines' which are necessary at graduate level engineering courses of any University.Basic hydraulics is extensively used in various applications in industry, construction, mining and marine engineering. The subject is part of graduate level engineering courses in mechanical, civil, mining, and marine engineering studies worldwide. Most of the literature, however, is either written with a commercial objective to promote the sale of the manufacturers or is theoretically too advanced for comprehension by graduate level engineering students.

The rapid advancement in design, miniaturization, metallurgy, and hydraulic fluid characteristics has stimulated the demand for an elementary book, explaining fundamentals. Readers are supposed to be familiar with the elementary fluid mechanics, and basics of gears, piston, crank, and different levers.

Student needs to refer the textbooks to grab the knowledge that not even found in the classroom teaching. When the student starts referring to the textbooks then the seed of knowledge will start growing in oneself. So, do not stick to the classroom notes but also try to refer to the textbooks that increase the knowledge. 041b061a72


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