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Basic Hydraulic Principles

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Basic Hydraulic Principles

Hydraulic systems provide a means of remotely controlling a wide range of components by transmitting a force through a confined fluid.

Because hydraulics can transmit high forces rapidly and accurately along lightweight pipes of any size, shape and length, they are the prime source of power in aircraft systems such as flying controls, retractable undercarriages, flaps, and wheelbrakes. The basic principle behind any hydraulic system is very simple - pressure applied anywhere to a body of fluid causes a force to be transmitted equally in all directions, with the force acting at right angles to any surface in contact with the fluid. This is known as Pascal’s Law.

An understanding of Pascal’s Law and other hydraulic principles is very important to anyone wishsing to become an aircraft engineer.

 

For instructors, schools and colleges, our CBT instructor pack for basic hydraulic principles contains interactive material for the demonstration of Pascal's Law, the relationship between hydraulic pressure and force and also how a simple hydraulic system works.

Students can then apply the knowledge of these principles to view how a simple hydraulic braking system system works and observe the operation of components like a hydraulic swash plate pump and a hydraulic NRV (non-return valve).

Select any of the images below for more information:

Pascal's Law
Pascal's Law
Pressure and Force
Hydraulic Pressure and Force
Simple Hydraulic System
Simple Hydraulic System
Hydraulic Braking System
Simple Hydraulic Braking System
Swash Plate Pump
Hydraulic Swash Plate Pump
Hydraulic NRV
Hydraulic NRV (Non-Return Valve)

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