Development Trends and Research Problems of Hydraulic Hammers for Mining and Civil Engineering

  • Marek SokolskiEmail author


The main areas of industrial applications of hydraulic hammers and basic development trends of these devices are presented. Basic functional structures and design structures of hydraulic hammers were characterized. On this background, the limit of further development of conventional hydraulic hammers was determined. Basic research problems have been formulated in relation to hammers used especially in mining and civil engineering. Examples of process analyzes in a hydraulic excitation system and in impact excitation system of conventional hydraulic hammers are presented.


Hydraulic hammers Development Topologic structures Research problems Case studies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringWroclaw University of Science and TechnologyWroclawPoland

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