In the wide range of braking speed, the disc brakes are subjected to temperature variation and thermal loading. Different modelling approaches ranging from a simple lumped parameter model to complex three-dimensional models are available for the thermal analysis of the disc brakes. Based on the review of the above models, a model has been developed and formulated for the analysis of thermal loading of disc brake. The developed model is proposed to couple with a model for the thermal distortion of disc brake. It is also proposed to conduct the necessary experiments and thermal analysis to validate the results obtained from the synthesized analysis.
Volume Subject Area:Computational Heat Transfer
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