The object of this subject is to teach more about hydraulics and its areas of application.
The controlled movement of parts or a controlled application of force is a common requirement in the industries. These operations are performed mainly by using electrical machines or diesel, petrol, and steam engines as a prime mover.
The study of hydraulics deals with the system operated with hydraulic oil media to impart power or to control power. Hydraulic power is the power that is transmitted by pressurized oil. It may be used to power machines or to control or to regulate machines.