# Hydraulic Cylinder A Hydraulic cylinder (also called a linear hydraulic motor) is a mechanical actuator that is used to give a unidirectionalforce through a unidirectional stroke. It has many applications, notably in engineering vehicles.
Hydraulic Cylinder Calculator
 Bore of a Cylinder (b) : Pound per Square Inch (PSI) : Diameter of a Rod (d) : Angle (degrees) : Push of a Hydraulic Cylinder (lbs) Pull of a Hydraulic Cylinder (lbs)

Formula
Push =sin(angle)*PSI*3.1415*b2/4 lbs.
pull =sin(angle)*PSI*3.1415*(b2-d2)/4 lbs.
Hydraulic cylinders get their power from pressurized hydraulic fluid, which is typically oil. The hydraulic cylinder consists of a cylinder barrel, in which a piston connected to a piston rod moves back and forth.rod moves back and forth.

Example:
Calculate the Push and Pull of a Hydraulic Cylinder.
Bore of a Cylinder (b) = 5
Pound per Square Inch (PSI)=10
Diameter of a Rod (d) =5
Angle (degrees) = 30

Solution:
Push =sin(angle)*PSI*3.1415*b2/4 lbs.
= 30*10*3.1415*5*2/4
= 98.00
pull =sin(angle)*PSI*3.1415*(b2-d2)/4 lbs.
= 30*10*3.1415*(5*2-5*2)/4
= 0.00

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