Braking 2002: From the Driver to the Road

Braking 2002: From the Driver to the Road

By: David Barton (author), Brian Shilton (author)Hardback

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"Braking 2002 - From the Driver to the Road" reflects the rapid advances being made in road vehicle braking technology, and reports on the latest research and developments into all aspects of braking - from the driver to the road. In the continuing quest for improved vehicle refinement, recent analytical and experimental work into brake noise and vibration is described, and the influence of the friction interface materials and tribology on brake performance and durability is assessed. Contributions to improved braking and increased road safety by a better understanding and exploitation of tyre and road surface properties are examined, together with investigations into vehicle steering and suspension effects. Electrically actuated and electronically controlled systems are presented, including intelligent integrated systems for heavy trucks and energy conserving regenerative systems for light vehicles. The contributors, many of whom are world renowned experts in their field, are drawn from a wide international base in industry and academia, and succeed in bringing together theoretical and practical solutions to the broad spectrum of topics involved in road vehicle braking. "Braking 2002 - From the Driver to the Road" is valuable reading for all who wish to remain abreast of present and future technical developments in this rapidly changing area of automobile engineering.


Part 1 Brake refinement: one year's experience utilizing the SAE J2521 brake noise test procedure, J.K. Thompson and C.M. Fudge; towards more accurate brake testing, E.J. Slevin and H. Smales; holographic interferometry used to investigate noise from a drum brake mounted on a half vehicle test rig, J.D. Fieldhouse et al; modelling and simulation of the vibration and squeal of a car disc brake, H. Ouyang et al; brake system noise and vibration - a review, P. Ioannidis et al; evaluation of disc brake pad pressure distribution by multibody dynamic analysis, W. Rumold and R.A. Swift; investigation of the time development of disc brakes generating noise using laser holography, C. Talbot and J.D. Fieldhouse; stick-slip vibration in a disc brake system, Q. Cao et al; brake-squeal measurement using electronic speckle pattern interferometry, R. Krupka et al. Part 2 Mechatronic braking systems: a regulatory approach to complex electronic control systems when sharing life with the braking system, A.J. Mendelson; development of linear solenoid valve for brake-by-wire system, T. Miyazaki et al; design and control of an electric parking brake, R. Leiter; the new Range Rover - maximizing customer benefits from a slip control system, P. Thompson; regenerative braking for all-electric vehicles, N. Schofield et al; development of "ECB" system for hybrid vehicles, M. Soga et al; enhancing road vehicle efficiency by regenerative braking, A.M. Walker et al. Part 3 Braking systems and vehicle performance: influence of tyre properties to modern vehicle control systems, K.-H. Hartmann and H. Grunberg; brake performance monitoring for commercial vehicles using estimated tire-road friction information, T. Dieckmann and A. Stenman; from tyre contact patch to satellite, A.R. Williams; intelligent braking management for commercial vehicles, E.-C. von Glasner et al; the intelligent brake system, E. Gerum; current position and development trends in air-brake systems for Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles, T. Markovic; wheel movement during braking, J. Klaps and A.J. Day. Part 4 Materials and modelling: simulation of brake sequences and corresponding brake wear, R. Harju; analysis of automotive disc brake cooling characteristics, G. Voller et al; interface temperatures in friction braking, H.S. Qi et al; new development of a wet brake system, S. Nowak; friction and wear of polymer matrix composite materials for automotive braking industry, P. Filip; the interactions of phenolic polymers in friction materials, B.H. McCormick; effect of friction lining additives on interfaces of friction components, R. Holinski.

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  • ISBN13: 9781860583711
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 380
  • ID: 9781860583711
  • weight: 1016
  • ISBN10: 1860583717

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