Pneumatics Powerpoint

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Pneumatics Powerpoint

  1. 1. PNEUMATICS!
  2. 2. AIR PRESSURE! <ul><li>Air is all around us even though we can’t see or feel it. </li></ul><ul><li>Air presses on our bodies with a great force. We don’t feel this because the air inside our bodies is pushing back equally hard. </li></ul><ul><li>Air pressure is know as pneumatics and is very important. </li></ul>
  3. 3. WHAT DOES PNEUMATICS MEAN? <ul><li>The word Pneumatics comes from the Greek word Pneumatikos which means -wind or breathe. </li></ul><ul><li>Pneumatics is movement by compressed or pressurized air. </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHO DISCOVERED THE IDEA OF PNEUMATICS? <ul><li>Pneumatics was discovered in the 17 th century by a German physicist and engineer named Otto. </li></ul><ul><li>He experiment with air and the idea of compressing it and invented the first air pump. </li></ul>
  5. 5. WHAT ARE SOME PNEUMATIC INVENTIONS? <ul><li>1650- first air pump. </li></ul><ul><li>1870- Alfred beach made the first pneumatic subway in New York. </li></ul><ul><li>1888- John Dunlop invented pneumatic rubber tyres. </li></ul><ul><li>20 TH century- jet engines and other types of machinery all started to use pneumatics. </li></ul>
  6. 6. WHERE DO WE SEE PNEMATICS IN OUT EVERYDAY LIVES?
  7. 7. WHAT SORTS OF MATERIALS ARE USED FOR PNEUMATICS? <ul><li>Tubes </li></ul><ul><li>Syringes </li></ul><ul><li>Cylinders </li></ul><ul><li>Connectors </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Now for a video…… </li></ul>

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