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Preface. Brief Overview of Fluid Power. Fluid Power Basics. Pressure Control. Creation and Control of Fluid Flow. Rotary Actuators. Hydrostatic Transmissions. Linear Actuators. Temperature and Contamination Control. Auxiliary Components. Pneumatics. Servo Valves. Proportional Valves. Index.