Aircraft hydraulic systems: an introduction to the analysis of systems and components
A comprehensive introduction, suitable for both students and practicing engineers. Thoroughly explains the aircraft General Services and Flying Control Systems and their common components, covers the flying control unit, fluid compressibility, the performance of powered flying controls, stability, and methods for component selection. Worked examples, self-assessment exercises, numerical questions, and references are included.
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accumulator actuator aircraft hydraulic amplitude ratio annular area AXIAL PISTON PUMP bulk modulus Calculate circuit cm/s coefficient components compressibility constant control surface cylinder diagram diameter efficiency electrical electrohydraulic equation feedback lever FIXED ORIFICE flapper flow control valve flow gain flow rate fluid power flying control unit force four-way valve given high pressure hydraulic jack hydraulic system illustrated in Fig inlet jack piston leakage linear litres/s marginal stability maximum power transmission mechanical metering ports move natural frequency non-linear non-return valves Numerical operation pipe piston rod poppet poppet valve pressure drop pressure line pump rad/s radian relief valve restrictor retraction Reynolds number seal selector Self-assessment servo servo-valve servomechanism shown in Fig sinusoidal input solenoids speed spool displacement stability stroke supply pressure SWASHPLATE system pressure tailrod jack transfer function undercarriage underlap valve opening variable velocity viscosity volume volumetric volumetric flow rate zero lap