hydropneumatic


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hydropneumatic

[¦hī·drō·nü′mad·ik]
(engineering)
Operated by both water and air power.

hydropneumatic

A system using both hydraulic and pneumatic forces.
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1) Removal of existing HydroPneumatic system (for domestic and flushing) comprising of various Pumps, Pressure-Tanks, Pipes & Fittings, etc.
This places high demands on the front axle's suspension, which is for the most part is executed with hydropneumatic systems in which hydraulic accumulators -- and not conventional mechanical springs and dampers -- are employed.
The first hydropneumatic struts were fitted to a prototype tracked vehicle, as a result of research done by two German companies; Frieseke and Hopfner from Erlangen, and Borgwald from Bremen, into the use of compressible fluids in suspension systems [13].
2003) Hydraulics and a hydropneumatic circuit, MGIU, Moscow, Russia
ARMA with longitudinal and transverse differential locks, geared hubs and double wishbone type independent hydropneumatic suspension, offers respectable all terrain mobility on difficult terrain, high level safety and comfort for the crew.
The SM used a Maserati V6 engine and was crammed full of amazing features such as hydropneumatic suspension that gave it one of the smoothest rides in history.
The second variant is more acceptable: hydropneumatic decontamination of bottom sediments, based on the ability of molecular adhesion of oil to the phase at the interface between air and water (flotation).
The requirements for automotive applications such as hydropneumatic suspension parts include both low temperature flexibility properties and very low nitrogen permeability.
In fact it literally sped away thanks to its then revolutionary hydropneumatic suspension system.
Underpinning the car's quality ride is hydropneumatic suspension, boosted by electronically-controlled springing and damping.
Among the unique features will be a head-up display in the windscreen ahead of the driver, a socalled active bonnet to protect pedestrians, hydropneumatic suspension with electronically-controlled springing and damping, a speed-sensitive air deflector and laminated side windows In addition to the standard C6 there will be more luxurious trim levels denoted by Linage and Exclusive.