Hydrostatic Drives

  • J D Hamilton
Part of the Mechanical Engineering Series book series (MECS)


Some specialist hydraulic firms supply complete hydrostatic drives designed to meet the user’s requirement. Others supply pumps, motors, and valves1 which the engineering designer may embody in his own equipment. This chapter deals with the general principles involved in designing such a hydrostatic system. The graphical symbols used are to international standards2,3.


Boost Pressure Valve Plate Fixed Displacement Boost Pump Output Speed 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • J D Hamilton
    • 1
  1. 1.National Engineering LaboratoryChina

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