Discussion: Is the future of fluid power digital?

@article{Achten2012DiscussionIT,
  title={Discussion: Is the future of fluid power digital?},
  author={Peter Achten and Matti Linjama and Rudolf Scheidl and Stefan Schmidt},
  journal={J. Systems & Control Engineering},
  year={2012},
  volume={226},
  pages={724-727}
}
Imagine the scenario in which an electric motor company came to the (correct) conclusion that the power density of hydraulic pumps and motors is much higher than that of electric generators and motors. Then imagine that the board of this company gave the (wrong) instruction to the R&D department to utilize the concept of hydrostatic machines to develop… CONTINUE READING