Department of Mechanical Engineering

Additional Resources for CPD Courses

Use the following links to get to the online tutorials and to download files for the computer exercises.

Please note: These resources are only available from within the University network.

FP1 - Introduction to Hydraulic Circuits and Components

Linear Actuator Circuits Online Tutorial
Velocity Control Circuits Online Tutorial

FP2 - Component Selection for Hydraulic Systems

The following .zip file contains a completely finished simulation model as well as one where your task is to install a pressure relief valve. Unzip into a folder that starts with a drive letter, not "//".
Computer Simulation Exercise (.zip)

We suggest that you download the following spreadsheet on oil cooler sizing during the Computer Simulation Exercise and save it to a memory stick. Its content and application will be detailed in the Oil Cooler lecture.
Oil Cooler Spreadsheet (.xls)

The following Excel spreadsheet is required for the Design Exercise "Forklift Truck"
Design Exercise Forklift Truck Spreadsheet (.xlsx) 

FP3 - Hydraulic Systems and Efficiency

The following .zip file contains all required simulation models. Unzip into a folder that starts with a drive letter, not "//".
Computer Simulation Exercise (.zip)

C/FPC - Control of Mechatronic/Electrohydraulic Systems

Proportional Control with Case Studies (.zip)
Feedback Control Exercise (.zip)
Hydraulic System Modelling Exercise (.zip)
Electrohydraulic Servo System Control Exercise (.zip)

FPS - Simulation of Hydraulic Systems

AMESim model files (.zip)