Hydraulics & The Power Of Pressurised Fluids

The Power Of Hydraulics

History can point out that the potential power of pushing against, or trying to compress, liquids has been around as long as an oar has been put in the water, or the power of the water mill was harnessed.

However, what powers, or empowers so much of our modern lives lies is hydraulics, as discovered and enshrined by one Blaise Pascal.

Pascal was a French scientist, inventor and mathematician, a child prodigy and in his relatively short life made many scientific and mathematical discoveries and conclusions.

One of these, of passing interest to him, became enshrined as Pascal’s Law and it was his conclusion that Continue reading “Hydraulics & The Power Of Pressurised Fluids”