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Pneumatic piston cylinder design

  1. Jul 3, 2010 #1
    I have to design and simmulate a pneumatic piston cylinder, and want to calculate force profile of piston with time. plz help me in this regard, also plz tell me any simmulation software simmulating pneumatic piston cylinder.
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  3. Jul 6, 2010 #2


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    The force will be a function of the fluid pressure (air in this case). The pressure will change as the piston strokes (in or out). Use a polytropic process to model the gas pressure.

  4. Jul 8, 2010 #3
    yes ofcourse force will be a function of the fluid pressure. but i have to developed differential equations with time as a dependent variable. plz help me in this regard.
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