Linear drives, open-loop

  • Peter Albers


In this chapter we will discuss examples of linear drives from the offshore and dredging industries. The examples are limited to the controlled drives, so without feedback of one of the system variables such as position, speed, force etc. Those drives will be discussed extensively in the next chapter.


Control Valve Hydraulic Cylinder Squeeze Pressure Hydraulic Motor Pressure Relief Valve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Albers
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  1. 1.Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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