Abstract

This paper reviews recent developments in digital switched hydraulics particularly the switched inertance hydraulic systems (SIHSs). The performance of SIHSs is presented in brief with a discussion of several possible configurations and control strategies. The soft switching technology and high-speed switching valve design techniques are discussed. Challenges and recommendations are given based on the current research achievements.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-231
Number of pages7
JournalFrontiers of Mechanical Engineering
Volume13
Issue number2
Early online date8 Feb 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2018

Keywords

  • digital hydraulics
  • energy efficiency
  • fluid-borne noise
  • high-speed switching valve
  • switched inertance hydraulic systems

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering

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