Fluid Power Control
Prof. Dr. Tuna Balkan
9:40 12:30 (Room: G-101)
2 Midterms (Closed book and notes, 25% each) +
Term Project (50%)
Blackburn, J. F., Reethof, G. and Shearer, J. L.
(eds), Fluid Power Control, The MIT Press, 1960.
1. Watton, J., Fundamentals of Fluid Power
Control, Cambridge University Press, 2009.
2. Merritt, H. E., Hydraulic
Control Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1967.
3. Ercan, Y., Akışkan Gücü
Kontrolu Teorisi, Gazi Üniversitesi Yayın No:206, THK
Basımevi, 1995 (in Turkish).
1. Çetinkut, S., Mechatronics,
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007 (Chapter 7).
1. Introduction to Fluid Power
Valve Controlled Drives
3. Hydraulic and Pneumatic Valves
4. Valve Configurations
Steady-State Valve Operating Forces
6. Transient Forces and Valve
Servo Valves with Feedback
8. Variable Speed Pump Controlled
9. Analog and Digital Closed-loop
Industrial Fluid Power is strongly recommended.
MATLAB® is strongly recommended.
Midterm 1 : November XX, 2016 Monday (9:40)
Midterm 2 : December XX, 2016 Monday (9:40)
Final : January XX,2017 XXXXXX (9:30)
Term Project Topic (Paper 1), (Paper 2)
For ME 410 students: Week1, Week2, Week3, Week4, Week5,
Weeks6+7, Week8, Week9, Week12
Term Project Presentation Schedule
Students should submit reports during the semester; make presentation
and submit a paper related to their term project in the final examination
Forces: Paper 1, Paper 2
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