PR8401 - FLUID POWER DRIVES AND CONTROL (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PR8401 - FLUID POWER DRIVES AND CONTROL (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PR8401

FLUID POWER DRIVES AND CONTROL

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To understand the working principle of hydraulic and pneumatic components and its selection
• To design hydraulic and pneumatic circuits for different applications

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION TO FLUID POWER

9

Introduction to fluid power controls – Hydraulics and pneumatics – Selection criteria, Application of Fluid power, Application of Pascal’s Law, equation, Transmission and multiplication of force – Pressure Losses – Fluids, selection & properties – ISO symbols.

UNIT II

FLUID POWER DRIVES

9

Fluid Power drives – Pumps – working principle and construction details of Gear, vane and piston pumps, Hydraulic motors, Hydrostatic transmission drives and characteristics, Hydraulic supply components Pneumatic power supply – compressors, air distribution, air motors.


UNIT III

FLUID POWER ELEMENTS

9

Control valves – pressure, flow, direction - working principle and construction – Special type - valves – Cartridge, modular, proportional, and servo – Selection and actuation methods. Actuators – Selection and specification, cylinders, mounting, cushioning, pipe fittings – Fluid conditioning elements – Accumulators.

UNIT IV

HYDRAULIC AND PNEUMATIC CIRCUITS DESIGN

9

Design of Hydraulic and pneumatic circuits for automation, selection and specification of circuit components, sequencing circuits, cascade, and karnaugh – Veitch map method – Regenerative, speed control and synchronizing circuits.

UNIT V

ELECTRO PNEUMATICS AND PLC CIRCUITS

9

Use of electrical timers, switches, solenoid, relays and proximity sensors electro pneumatic sequencing - PLC – elements, functions and selection – PLC programming – Ladder diagram and different programming methods - Sequencing circuits.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: Students will be able
• To understand the fundamentals of pneumatics and hydraulics and its principles
• To understand constructional and operational features about the hydraulic and pneumatic drives system
• To identify pneumatic and hydraulic components and their functions
• To design basic and advanced pneumatic and hydraulic circuits for industrial applications
• To understand the basic concepts, elements and functions of Programmable Logic Controller

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Anthony Esposito “Fluid power with applications”,7th Edition, Pearson education 2014.
2. Majumdar, “Oil hydraulics: Principles and Maintenance”,7th Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2005
3. Majumdar, “Pneumatic system: Principles and Maintenance”, Tata McGraw Hill, 2006

REFERENCES:
1. Srinivasan. R., “Hydraulic and Pneumatic Controls”, Vijay Nicole Imprints Private Limited, 2011.
2. William W.Reaves, "Technology of Fluid Power", Delmer Publishers, 1997.
3. Petor Rohner, "Fluid Power Logic circuit", Design Macmillon Press Ltd., 1990.
4. Andrew Parr “Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Jaico Publishing House, 2004

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