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STEM Reflective Guide: STEM Concepts Learned from Designing a Hydraulic Cylinder


This 22-page resource is provided by Lewis-Clark State University and includes information on design and operation concepts of hydraulic cylinders. The resource provides a basic introduction to hydraulic cylinders. A number of activities are included that enable users to reflect on concepts important to the operation of hydraulic cylinders. Activities on hydraulic levers; basic hydraulic circuits; hydraulic reservoirs and pumps; and calculating volume, pressure, and area in hydraulic systems are included. Links to related information and videos are included as part of the activities. The PDF resource is available free for download.

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