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friction brake

[′frik·shən ‚brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
A brake in which the resistance is provided by friction.

friction brake

A device for slowing down or stopping a moving mechanism by friction between two surfaces which rotate or slide over each other.
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I welcome David Barton's article on the problems of automotive friction brakes based on cast-iron rotor technology--mass and particulate emissions (Academic Insight, PE July/ August).
The increased torque density is the result of a high performance solenoid, which can overcome stronger spring force, and the use of a proprietary high-coefficient of friction brake pad.
This section is broken up as follows: A yaw rate target generator is first developed to calculate a yaw rate target based on the driver inputs; a braking torque distribution strategy is introduced that is used to actively distribute regen and friction brake torques; the center coupling device as a smart actuator is explained in more detail and its response is analyzed; a linear vehicle model is then introduced which uses a linearized MF tire model; a robust yaw rate controller is then derived from the linear vehicle model using the Youla parameterization; finally, the complete control structure is outlined.
This is the cog rail: Initially the speed of the cars was controlled manually with a friction brake acting on the cog wheel of the cars, which is engaged in the rail.
That is why the facility switched from traditional dry friction brakes to MagnaShear Oil Shear Brakes from Force Control Industries.
Analysis of the friction brake lining including heat transfer system and thermal analysis, Electronic Journal of Vehicle Technologies (EJVT) Vol: 1, No: 2, 89 (1).
Brakes are generally friction brakes, either dry friction or viscous friction [2, 3].
A boatswain's mate on a ship's forecastle might not be paying attention to the color of the anchor chain paying out of the locker, or turn the friction brake in the wrong direction, with disastrous results.
Other features include regenerative service braking for energy recovery and reduced friction brake maintenance, a variable retarding mode to sustain long downhill grades to keep friction brakes at a reasonable temperature, a hill-holding mode following the release of the friction brake and braking modes for long downhill grades to prevent traditional brake fade and vapor lock.
Accordingly each chute is fitted with a friction brake which is raised a few centimetres above the chute floor.
A servo motor will also maintain some torque even in a static power situation; this gives it high positioning accuracy and allows it to hold its position even without the use of a friction brake.