Fluid Power Journal

Calculating the Hydraulic Pressure to Support Jib Boom Loads

The jib boom is an example of a third class lever. That is, one end of the lever rotates about a stationary pivot, the cylinder acts against the lever …

Performing Load Calculations

Understand Linear Load and Motion Parameters Fig. 1 illustrates two cylinders being used in a hydraulic system. Cylinder 1 moves the load horizontally and …












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