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Simscape Blocks in SimHydraulics

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  • 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 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
    Pilot-Operated Check Valve Hydraulic check valve that allows flow in one direction, but can be disabled by pilot pressure
    Hydraulically Operated Remote Control Valve Normally closed or normally open hydraulically operated remote control valve
    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
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