hydraulics hydraulics  /haɪd ˈrɔ lɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) study of the mechanics of fluids

Usage(s):

  1. The three-wheeled, aluminum-framed Clever turns like a dream thanks to computer-controlled cornering and hydraulics.
  2. A hydraulics engineer, he is as comfortable discussing water-pump designs as he is giving spiritual guidance.
  3. Powered by hydraulics, the $25 million Millennium Bridge can tilt back and forth in four minutes.

News

  1. NCKU’s Hydraulic Laboratory Signs MoU with Japan’s PARI on Coastal Disaster Prevention

    TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Taiwan and Japan are maritime nations that face the potential threats of earthquake and tsunami. Both countries have demonstrated outstanding performance in the research and development of marine engineering. The National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Tainan Hydraulics Laboratory (THL) Director Yang-Yih Chen officially signed a “Memorandum of Understanding (MoU ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Varel International Oil and Gas Drill Bits Launches New Application

    Varel International Oil and Gas Drill Bits has launched a new application which allows users to instantly complete hydraulics analysis with the use of a smartphone. The application
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Linton students excel at fluid-power competition

    By Patrick Varine, Penn Hills Progress Pneumatics. Hydraulics. Fluid pressure. They are not exactly run-of-the-mill topics for seventh- and eighth-grade science classes. But don’t tell that to the Linton Middle School ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

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Quotes

  1. "What does Optimus Prime sound like? I decided that should be air," Aadahl said. "He's a good guy. Air is a pleasing sound, with a softness to it. And as a truck, it seemed appropriate: He's got air breaks, hydraulics. So that was the basis...
    on Jul 13, 2009 By: Erik Aadahl Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. Raikkonen said: "The first session went well, but in the second I lost a lot of time with a hydraulics problem. I managed to do only one run of laps on new tyres in the final minutes. We don't have much of a reference point on where we actually are...
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: Kimi Räikkönen Source: AFP

  3. "We had a small problem with the clutch - we had some air in the hydraulics and it wasn't working properly so I had to use the full pump of the clutch just to shift back through the gears," he confirmed. "A thing I think we can fix anyway. I...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Casey Stoner Source: Yahoo! Eurosport UK

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