Hydraulic equipment is amazing in its strength and agility. From common backyard machines to the huge machines you see on construction sites, hydraulics make quick work of even the most difficult tasks. How much do you know about hydraulic machines?
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The basic idea behind any hydraulic system is very simple: Force that is applied at one point is transmitted to another point using ______.
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It's important for a hydraulic system to contain what?
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Where can you look on your car to see a good example of a basic piston-driven hydraulic system?
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According to the article, the great thing about hydraulic systems is that the pipe connecting the two cylinders can be what?
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Which one of the following is an example of a hydraulically-operated machine?
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According to the article, it's very easy to add what to a hydraulic system?
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Large hydraulic machines usually have these to hold the difference in the volume of oil displaced by the two sides of the cylinder.
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What is one of the best places to get up close and personal with large hydraulic machines?
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It's not uncommon for a large hydraulic machine (one with six or eight large hydraulic cylinders, for example) to require how much hydraulic oil?
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