The Basics of Hydraulic Cylinder Calculations

Ever wonder what goes into determining specifications for a hydraulic cylinder?

This YouTube video by Aaron Schellenberg provides clear explanations as well as detailed illustrations to describe the complex process of hydraulic cylinder calculations.

With a strong background in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and an MBA, Aaron also holds 7 patents and has Fluid Power Specialist certification. Aaron is the Career Coordinator for the Mechanical Engineering Department at Brigham Young University-Idaho.

Hydraulic Cylinder calculations highlighted in the video include:

  • Bore/Rod/Stroke Overview
  • Load Lifting Capacity
  • Cylinders piped in Parallel
  • Cylinders piped in Series
  • Cylinders piped in Series-Speeds

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