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CHAPTER 14 hydraulic Systems and hitches
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Chapter 14, Pages 317-364 (doi:10.13031/2013.24134) in Chapter 14 in Engine and Tractor Power, 4th edition. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE. . Copyright 2015 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Mich.
Authors: Carroll E. Goering and Alan C. Hansen
Keywords: Basic Principles, Standard Symbols, Hydraulic Pumps, Hydraulic Valves, Hydraulic Actuators, Hydraulic Accumulators, Filters, Reservoirs, and Coolers, Hydraulic Lines, Hydraulic Fluids, Hydraulic Systems, Hydraulic Hitches, A Complete Tractor Hydraulic System, Hydraulic System Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Hydraulic systems became standard equipment on farm and industrial tractors following World War II. A tractor operator can raise or lower heavy implements or control implement depth with a minimum of physical effort when the tractor has a hydraulic system. Thus, hydraulic systems remove physical strength as a necessary qualification for tractor operators. Hydraulic systems also operate power steering, power brakes, front-end loaders, rear-mounted blades, backhoes, and other industrial implements. Also, tractors with hydraulic motors permit the transmission of power to remote locations more conveniently than tractors with mechanical drives.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)