design a hydraulic holding system for a hay-baling system, the system has four cylinders with a 120mm diameter pistons with a stroke of 0.320m, the lines connecting the system are 1cm id(inside diameter). there are 15.5m of lines in the system. for proper design, the reserve tank should hold a minimum of 50% more then the amount of hydraulic fluid in the system, if the diameter of the reserve tank is 30.48cm what is the shortest height it should be?
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