Braking 2004: Vehicle Braking and Chassis Control (IMechE Event Publications)

Braking 2004: Vehicle Braking and Chassis Control (IMechE Event Publications)

By: David Barton (editor), Andrew Blackwood (editor)Hardback

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The increase in levels of sophistication and complexity of modern passenger cars and commercial vehicles is being driven by environmental requirements. Braking systems can no longer be considered in isolation the interactions between vehicle braking, steering, handling, etc., particularly in emergency conditions, are leading to the development of adaptive integrated vehicle control systems. Building upon the success of previous volumes in the series, "Braking 2004: Vehicle Braking and Chassis Control" reflects the interaction of braking with the whole vehicle. Road vehicle braking behaviour experts, both from academia and industry, present the latest research and development devoted and applied to all aspects of braking, and report on field experiences with modern sophisticated systems. "Braking 2004" is essential reading for engineers and researchers from across a wide range of disciplines, from highway engineers and tyre specialists to experts in intelligent control systems, and including, of course the traditional foundation brake specialists.

About Author

David Barton is Professor of Language and Literacy and Director of the Literacy Research Centre at Lancaster University. His publications include Beyond Communities of Practice , Letter Writing as a Social Practice, and Local Literacies: Reading and Writing in One Community. Brian Shilton is Professor of Biochemistry, The University of Western Ontario, London Ontario, Canada.


Foreword vii; Braking Systems and Chassis Control Active steering - BMW's approach to modern steering technology M Krenn and T Richter 3; Stability analysis of braked vehicles with application to motorcycles J P Meijaard and A A Popov 15; Brake duty cycle research on London delivery vehicle A M Walker, S Wilkins, and I Marquis 25; Non-intrusive brake valve diagnostic tool E Curry 33; An investigation into brake system design and safety of articulated tank vehicles I M Ibrahim, M A El-Nashar, D C Barton, and D A Crolla 45; Human Factors in Automotive Braking Drivers' perception of secondary braking systems A Mendelson, E Curry, D Southall, H Jamson, and P Smith 61; Brake Refinement - Theoretical Approaches In-plane vibration investigations of a noisy disc brake W P Steel, J D Fieldhouse, C Talbot, and A Crampton 103; Two-dimensional friction force in brake squeal simulation H Storck and F Moser 113; Contact pressure distributions by simulated structural modifications A R Abu Bakar and H Ouyang 123; Application of wavelet transforms in the analysis of high-frequency squeal in a disc brake system M Paliwal, A Mahajan, J Don, and P Filip 133; Experimental identification method for interface contact stiffness of FE model for brake squeal Y Goto, T Amago, K Chiku, T Matsushima, and Y Ishihara 143; Pseudo-spectral methods applied to the mathematical modelling of disc brake squeal C J Talbot, J D Fieldhouse, W P Steel, and A Crampton 157; Three step simulation process for brake squeal analysis F Moser and H Storck 167; Brake Refinement - Practical Solutions Disc brake squeal - an experimental approach S James, H Ouyang, D J Brookfield, and J E Mottershead 179; Brake squeal noise measurement repeatability between dynamometers J K Thompson, B Lowe, M Doescher, D Rhode, and M Rogus 189; NVH optimization of an electrical parking brake H J Griebel, T Treyde, and T Kaster 199; Brake noise reduction using rotor asymmetry J D Fieldhouse, W P Steel, C J Talbot, and M A Siddiqui 209; Thermal and Materials Design Issues Further developments of the wet braking system D Chan, G W Stachowiak, and S Nowak 225; Commercial vehicle brake cooling - ventilated disc or ventilated wheel carrier? M Tirovic and G P Voller 241; A contribution towards understanding brake interface temperatures H S Qi, A J Day, K H Kuan, and G F Rosala 251; Delphi's 'maximum torque brake' S Hudson and A Smith 261; Effect of vinyl ether modification on the properties and performance of friction materials B H McCormick 273; The mystery of vehicle rollaway A J McKinlay, P C Brooks, D Pindar, and A Bissett 283; Authors' Index 295

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  • ISBN13: 9781860584640
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781860584640
  • weight: 804
  • ISBN10: 1860584640

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