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Valve Technology: State of the Art and System Design

  • Michael Hannig
  • Falk Höhne
  • Sven LangbeinEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter presents the basics of today’s valve technology discussing state-of-the-art valve thermal and electric drives. Beginning with the purpose and requirements of valves, this chapter introduces different valve drive technologies which are established on today’s market comparing them to potentials and possibilities of shape memory alloy-based valve drives.

Keywords

Valves Solenoid Electromotor Thermal wax elements Bimetals Valve drives Piston System design Market 

References

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    R. Merrick, Valve Selection and Specification (Springer, New York, 1991). 0442318707Google Scholar
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    D. Will, N. Gebhardt, Hydraulik (Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2011)Google Scholar

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bürkert Werke GmbHIngelfingenGermany
  2. 2.Lindner Armaturen GmbHChemnitzGermany
  3. 3.FG-INNOVATION GmbHBochumGermany

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