Energy efficiency of pneumatic systems as part of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 features


  • Yurii Lukashchuk Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Lviv, Ukraine
  • Ingolf Behm Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
  • Oleh Levchenko Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine



pneumatic system, energy efficiency, industrial revolution 4.0


Design/methodology/approach.The existing tools that can be used to construct and further use in engineering practice compressed air systems are considered.

Findings. Development of the concept of automatic determination of the condition of the compressed air preparation unit using the possibilities of the industrial revolution 4.0.

Originality/value. By applying pressure sensors and electronic pressure gauges and processing their signals with the SCADA system, automatic determination of the technical condition of the compressed air preparation units of both the compressor station and individual consumers. A new method for determining the technical state of air conditioning units using electronic air pressure sensors and automated process control systems is proposed.


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How to Cite

Y. Lukashchuk, I. Behm, and O. Levchenko, “Energy efficiency of pneumatic systems as part of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 features”, Mech. Adv. Technol., no. 2(83), pp. 87–93, Oct. 2018.



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