Friday, January 9, 2009

Flow Control - Mislabeled???

How does a flow control control flow since all the oil in equals all the oil out?

Monday, January 5, 2009

Vertical Cylinder Question

Single Rod Cylinder - vertically mounted with rod up
10" Bore, 4" Rod, 10" stroke
Cap is vented to atmosphere and Rod end is plugged; assume no leakage.
Cylinder is about 3/4 extended.
What happens when a 500 lb load is applied to the rod?