Fluid Power-Pneumatics and Hydraulics

Fluid Power-Pneumatics and Hydraulics

Hydraulics is defined as the branch of science and technology concerned with the conveyance of liquids to produce mechanical force or control another system and Pneumatics is defined as the branch of physics or technology concerned with the mechanical properties of gases.

The key here is that they both allow us to do work! Without these systems, how would you lift a car to change the oil? Clamp a part in a CNC mill? Absorb the shock from bumps in the road? Follow along with us in this project that Jim has designed to introduce students to the basics of fluid power. If you are looking for the latest coupons and offers available online, in couponscollector you can find a wide range of coupons that you can uses to buy what you need.

This is a hydraulic piston system used in a large bulldozer, or earth mover. Imagine the amount of force required to move all that metal and dirt!

Step 1: Review Introduction to Fluid Power

Intro to Fluid Power Worksheet
  1. Get the presentation: 3.2.1 Fluid Power Introduction from your teacher, or from MyPLTW.
  2. Download the Intro to Fluid Power Worksheet.
  3. If you do not have Word on your computer, upload it to your google drive and make a Google doc out of it. Answer the questions, and hand that in!
  4. Answer the questions completely.
  5. Hand it in the way your instructor tells you to.

Step 2: Watch the Video- Pneumatic Power

Pneumatic Power Worksheet

Download the Pneumatic Power Worksheet before watching the video, and then you’ll be able to answer the questions!

  1. Get the presentation: 3.2.3 Pneumatic Power from your teacher, or from MyPLTW.
  2. Download the Pnuematic Power Worksheet.
  3. If you do not have Word on your computer, upload it to your google drive and make a Google doc out of it. Answer the questions, and hand that in!
  4. Answer the questions completely.
  5. Hand it in the way your instructor tells you to.

Step 3: Pneumatic Power-Do the math!

Pnuematic Power Worksheet-Formulas & Math
  1. Get the presentation: 3.2.3 Pneumatic Power from your teacher, or from MyPLTW.
  2. Download the Pnuematic Power Worksheet-Formulas & Math.
  3. If you do not have Word on your computer, upload it to your google drive and make a Google doc out of it. Answer the questions, and hand that in!
  4. Answer the questions completely.
  5. Hand it in the way your instructor tells you to.

Step 4: Watch the Video- Hydraulic Power

Introduction to Hydraulic Power Worksheet

Download the Hydraulic Power Worksheet before watching the video, and then you’ll be able to answer the questions!

  1. Download the Introduction to Hydraulic Power Worksheet .
  2. If you do not have Word on your computer, upload it to your google drive and make a Google doc out of it. Answer the questions, and hand that in!
  3. Answer the questions completely.
  4. Hand it in the way your instructor tells you to.

Step 5: Hydraulic Power-Do the Math!

Hydraulic Power: Fomulas & Math Worksheet
  1. Download the Hydraulic Power Formulas & Math Worksheet .
  2. If you do not have Word on your computer, upload it to your google drive and make a Google doc out of it. Answer the questions, and hand that in!
  3. Answer the questions completely.
  4. Hand it in the way your instructor tells you to.

Step 6: Watch the Video-Industrial Components

Pneumatics: Industrial Components Worksheet

Download the Pneumatics: Industrial Components Worksheet before watching the video, and then you’ll be able to answer the questions!

  1. Download the Pneumatics: Industial Components Worksheet.
  2. If you do not have Word on your computer, upload it to your google drive and make a Google doc out of it. Answer the questions, and hand that in!
  3. Answer the questions completely.
  4. Hand it in the way your instructor tells you to.

Step 7: Watch the Videos-VEX Components & Programming VEX COmponents

Pneumatics: VEX Components Worksheet

Download the Pneumatics: VEX Components Worksheet before watching the two videos, and then you’ll be able to answer the questions!

  1. Download the Pneumatics: VEX Components Worksheet.
  2. If you do not have Word on your computer, upload it to your google drive and make a Google doc out of it. Answer the questions, and hand that in!
  3. Answer the questions completely.
  4. Hand it in the way your instructor tells you to.

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