Tipping the Cylinder Block of an Axial-Piston Swash-Plate Type Hydrostatic Machine

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Noah D. Manring

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri—Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 122(1), 216-221 (Oct 03, 1997) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.482445 History: Received October 03, 1997
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General machine configuration
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Cylinder block free-body-diagram
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Piston-slipper assembly free-body-diagram
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Schematic of a piston-bore control volume
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A numerical pressure-profile for the nth piston exhibiting essentially no overshoot or undershoot in the transition regions
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A numerical pressure-profile for the nth piston exhibiting overshoot and undershoot in the transition regions
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Approximate pressure-profile. The magnitude of the discharge pressure is referenced from the magnitude of the intake pressure.
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A schematic of the pressure-profile on the cylinder block near the valve plate.




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