Hydraulics

This lesson explores what hydraulics are and how they work. We will learn to calculate the pressures and forces in a hydraulic system.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Complete the sentence, "Pressure in Liquids acts ..."

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Q2.Complete the sentence, "Pressure in liquids decreases with ..."

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Q3.Why are dam walls built thicker at the bottom?

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Q4.Which statement is correct?

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Q5.Why do submarines need reinforced hulls?

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Q6.We say that the forces from pressure in liquids act in which directions to a surface? (Select four)

Select four (4) boxes

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Complete the sentence, "Pressure in Liquids acts ..."

1/6

Q2.Complete the sentence, "Pressure in liquids decreases with ..."

2/6

Q3.Why are dam walls built thicker at the bottom?

3/6

Q4.Which statement is correct?

4/6

Q5.Why do submarines need reinforced hulls?

5/6

Q6.We say that the forces from pressure in liquids act in which directions to a surface? (Select four)

Select four (4) boxes

6/6

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Quiz:

Hydraulics

Answer the following multiple choice questions to check your understanding

Q1.Which state of matter is used for hydraulic fluid?

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Q2.Which of the below is the BEST description of pressure in a hydraulic system?

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Q3.If the area of the output piston is three times bigger than the input piston, what will happen to the output force?

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Q4.Which of the below is a unit for pressure? (Tick 3 boxes)

Select three (3) boxes

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Q5.Calculate the pressure produced when a force of 0.4kN is applied to an area of 2m² . Give your answer in N/m²

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Hydraulics

Answer the following multiple choice questions to check your understanding

Q1.Which state of matter is used for hydraulic fluid?

1/5

Q2.Which of the below is the BEST description of pressure in a hydraulic system?

2/5

Q3.If the area of the output piston is three times bigger than the input piston, what will happen to the output force?

3/5

Q4.Which of the below is a unit for pressure? (Tick 3 boxes)

Select three (3) boxes

4/5

Q5.Calculate the pressure produced when a force of 0.4kN is applied to an area of 2m² . Give your answer in N/m²

5/5

Lesson summary: Hydraulics

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