electromagnetic brake

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electromagnetic brake

[i¦lek·trō·mag′ned·ik ′brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
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Besides, using the frictionless braking technology, Eddy Current Brakes have lessened the cyclic changing of automotive brake components.
In addition, with the introduction of "Eddy Current Brakes", the periodic changing of automotive brake components can be significantly reduced using the frictionless braking technology.
Magnetic track brakes and eddy current brakes, technologies not yet in use in the UK though applied elsewhere, require work "on the advantages and disadvantages of these new systems".
The eddy current brakes are often used as energy spreading-out elements into the automotive industry.
The rotor of the eddy current brake is connected to a winding drum via a shaft.
First, the eddy current brake of the JERGo[c] system may not have optimally simulated resistance of uke, even though the system allows to individually regulate resistance of uke compared to tori.