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Alphabetical List By Category

Isothermal Liquid Components

Accumulators

Gas-Charged Accumulator Hydraulic accumulator with gas as compressible medium
Spring-Loaded Accumulator Hydraulic accumulator with spring used for energy storage

Hydraulic Cylinders

Centrifugal Force in Rotating Cylinder Centrifugal force in rotating hydraulic cylinders
Cylinder Cushion Cushion in hydraulic cylinders
Cylinder Friction Friction in hydraulic cylinders
Double-Acting Hydraulic Cylinder Hydraulic actuator exerting force in both directions
Double-Acting Hydraulic Cylinder (Simple) Basic functionality of double-acting hydraulic cylinder
Double-Acting Rotary Actuator Double-acting hydraulic rotary actuator
Pneumo-Hydraulic Actuator Double-acting cylinder operated by hydraulic and pneumatic power
Single-Acting Hydraulic Cylinder Hydraulic actuator exerting force in one direction
Single-Acting Hydraulic Cylinder (Simple) Basic functionality of single-acting hydraulic cylinder
Single-Acting Rotary Actuator Single-acting hydraulic rotary actuator

Hydraulic Utilities

Hydraulic Fluid Working fluid properties, set by selecting from list of predefined fluids
Reservoir Pressurized hydraulic reservoir

Local Hydraulic Resistances

Elbow Hydraulic resistance in elbow
Gradual Area Change Gradual enlargement or contraction
Local Resistance Hydraulic resistance specified by loss coefficient
Pipe Bend Hydraulic resistance in pipe bend
Sudden Area Change Sudden enlargement or contraction
T-junction Hydraulic resistance of T-junction in pipe

Low-Pressure Blocks

Constant Head Tank Hydraulic reservoir where pressurization and fluid level remain constant regardless of volume change
Hydraulic Pipe LP Hydraulic pipeline with resistive, fluid compressibility, and elevation properties
Hydraulic Pipe LP with Variable Elevation Hydraulic pipeline with resistive, fluid compressibility, and variable elevation properties
Partially Filled Vertical Pipe LP Partially filled vertical pipe connecting two tanks
Resistive Pipe LP Hydraulic pipeline which accounts for friction losses and port elevations
Resistive Pipe LP with Variable Elevation Hydraulic pipeline which accounts for friction losses and variable port elevations
Segmented Pipe LP Hydraulic pipeline with resistive, fluid inertia, fluid compressibility, and elevation properties
Variable Head Tank Tank with constant pressurization and volume-dependent fluid level
Variable Head Three-Arm Tank Tank with three hydraulic ports, constant pressurization, and volume-dependent fluid level
Variable Head Two-Arm Tank Tank with two hydraulic ports, constant pressurization, and volume-dependent fluid level

Orifices

Annular Orifice Hydraulic variable orifice created by circular tube and round insert
Fixed Orifice Hydraulic orifice with constant cross-sectional area
Fixed Orifice Empirical Fixed hydraulic orifice based on empirical data
Fixed Orifice with Fluid Inertia Fixed hydraulic orifice accounting for flow inertia
Journal Bearing Pressure-Fed Hydraulic portion of pressure-fed journal bearing
Orifice with Variable Area Round Holes Hydraulic variable orifice shaped as set of round holes drilled in sleeve
Orifice with Variable Area Slot Hydraulic variable orifice shaped as rectangular slot
Variable Orifice Generic hydraulic variable orifice
Variable Orifice Between Round Holes Hydraulic variable orifice at intersection of two holes

Pipelines

Hydraulic Pipeline Hydraulic pipeline with resistive and fluid compressibility properties
Rotating Pipe Hydraulic pipeline created by bore in rotating housing
Segmented Pipeline Hydraulic pipeline with resistive, fluid inertia, and fluid compressibility properties

Pumps and Motors

Angle Sensor Ideal angle sensor with measuring range from 0 to 360 degrees
Centrifugal Pump Centrifugal pump with choice of parameterization options
Fixed-Displacement Motor (External Efficiencies) Fixed-displacement hydraulic motor with externally specified mechanical and volumetric efficiencies
Fixed-Displacement Pump Fixed-displacement hydraulic pump
Hydraulic Motor Fixed-displacement hydraulic motor
Jet Pump Jet liquid-liquid pump
Porting Plate Variable Orifice Variable orifice between piston and porting plate
Swash Plate Swash plate mechanism
Variable-Displacement Hydraulic Machine Variable-displacement reversible hydraulic machine with regime-dependable efficiency
Variable-Displacement Hydraulic Machine (External Efficiencies) Variable-displacement reversible hydraulic machine with externally specified volumetric and mechanical efficiencies
Variable-Displacement Motor Variable-displacement bidirectional hydraulic motor
Variable-Displacement Pressure-Compensated Pump Hydraulic pump maintaining preset pressure at outlet by regulating its flow delivery
Variable-Displacement Pump Variable-displacement bidirectional hydraulic pump

Valves

Directional Valves

2-Way Directional Valve Hydraulic continuous 2-way directional valve
3-Way Directional Valve Hydraulic continuous 3-way directional valve
4-Way Directional Valve Hydraulic continuous 4-way directional valve
4-Way Directional Valve A Configuration A of hydraulic continuous 4-way directional valve
4-Way Directional Valve B Configuration B of hydraulic continuous 4-way directional valve
4-Way Directional Valve C Configuration C of hydraulic continuous 4-way directional valve
4-Way Directional Valve D Configuration D of hydraulic continuous 4-way directional valve
4-Way Directional Valve E Configuration E of hydraulic continuous 4-way directional valve
4-Way Directional Valve F Configuration F of hydraulic continuous 4-way directional valve
4-Way Directional Valve G Configuration G of hydraulic continuous 4-way directional valve
4-Way Directional Valve H Configuration H of hydraulic continuous 4-way directional valve
4-Way Directional Valve K Configuration K of hydraulic continuous 4-way directional valve
4-Way Ideal Valve Hydraulic 4-way critically-centered valve
6-Way Directional Valve A Configuration A of hydraulic continuous 6-way directional valve
Cartridge Valve Insert Hydraulic cartridge valve insert
Cartridge Valve Insert with Conical Seat Hydraulic cartridge valve insert with conical seat
Check Valve Hydraulic valve that allows flow in one direction only
Hydraulically Operated Remote Control Valve Normally closed or normally open hydraulically operated remote control valve
Pilot-Operated Check Valve Hydraulic check valve that allows flow in one direction, but can be disabled by pilot pressure
Shuttle Valve Hydraulic valve that allows flow in one direction only

Flow Control Valves

Ball Valve Hydraulic ball valve
Ball Valve with Conical Seat Hydraulic ball valve with conical seat
Counterbalance Valve Hydraulic counterbalance valve
Flow Divider Hydraulic two-path flow divider
Flow Divider-Combiner Hydraulic two-path flow divider-combiner
Gate Valve Hydraulic gate valve
Needle Valve Hydraulic needle valve
Poppet Valve Hydraulic poppet valve
Pressure-Compensated 3-Way Flow Control Valve Hydraulic pressure compensating 3-way valve
Pressure-Compensated Flow Control Valve Hydraulic pressure compensating valve

Pressure Control Valves

Pressure Compensator Hydraulic pressure compensating valve
Pressure Reducing 3-Way Valve Pressure reducing/relieving valve
Pressure Reducing Valve Pressure control valve maintaining reduced pressure in portion of system
Pressure Relief Valve Pressure control valve maintaining preset pressure in system

Valve Actuators

2-Position Valve Actuator Actuator for two-position valves
3-Position Valve Actuator Actuator for three-position valves
Double-Acting Servo Cylinder Hydraulic double-acting servo cylinder with spring-centered plunger
Hydraulic 4-Port Cartridge Valve Actuator Double-acting hydraulic valve actuator driven by four pressures
Hydraulic Cartridge Valve Actuator Double-acting hydraulic actuator for cartridge valves
Hydraulic Double-Acting Valve Actuator Double-acting hydraulic valve actuator
Hydraulic Single-Acting Valve Actuator Single-acting hydraulic valve actuator
Proportional and Servo-Valve Actuator Continuous valve driver with output proportional to input signal
Valve Actuator Simplified model of valve driver

Valve Forces

Spool Orifice Hydraulic Force Axial hydraulic force exerted on spool
Valve Hydraulic Force Axial hydraulic static force exerted on valve

Thermal Liquid Components

Actuators

Double-Acting Actuator (TL) Linear actuator with piston motion controlled by two opposing thermal liquid chambers
Single-Acting Actuator (TL) Linear actuator with piston motion controlled by one thermal liquid chamber

Orifices

Variable Area Orifice (TL) Orifice with variable cross-sectional area specified through physical signal input

Pipes and Fittings

Pipe (TL) Rigid or flexible thermal liquid conduit
Sudden Area Change (TL) Sudden expansion or contraction in flow area

Pumps and Motors

Fixed-Displacement Motor (TL) Hydraulic-mechanical power conversion device
Fixed-Displacement Pump (TL) Mechanical-hydraulic power conversion device

Tanks and Accumulators

Tank (TL) Thermal liquid container with variable fluid volume
Gas-Charged Accumulator (TL) Pressurized thermal liquid container with compressed gas charge

Valves

Flow Coefficient Parameterized Valve (TL) Generic valve model with flow coefficient parameterization
2-Way Directional Valve (TL) Two-port, two-position directional control valve
3-Way Directional Valve (TL) Three-port, two-position directional control valve
4-Way Directional Valve (TL) Four-port, three-position directional control valve
Check Valve (TL) One-way directional valve with pressure-actuated control element
Ball Valve (TL) Flow control valve actuated by longitudinal motion of ball element
Gate Valve (TL) Flow control valve actuated by transverse motion of circular gate
Temperature Control Valve (TL) Flow control valve with temperature-based actuation
Pressure Reducing Valve (TL) Pressure control valve for maintaining reduced pressure in fluid network portion
Pressure Relief Valve (TL) Pressure control valve for maintaining preset pressure in fluid network

Fluid Network Interfaces

Heat Exchangers

E-NTU Heat Exchanger (TL) Thermal liquid heat exchanger based on Effectiveness-NTU model
E-NTU Heat Exchanger (TL-TL) Heat exchange between two thermal liquids based on Effectiveness-NTU method
E-NTU Heat Transfer Heat transfer between two controlled fluids based on Effectiveness-NTU model
Heat Exchanger Interface (TL) Thermal interface for heat transfer between thermal liquid and other fluids
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