Frictionally Excited Thermoelastic Instability in Automotive Drum Brakes

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Kwangjin Lee

Delphi Automotive Systems, Technical Center Brighton, 12501 E. Grand River, MC 483-3DB-210 Brighton, MI 48116-8326

J. Tribol 122(4), 849-855 (Dec 29, 1999) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1286207 History: Received October 18, 1999; Revised December 29, 1999
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Brake drum and lining represented by a layer contacting a half-plane
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Three modes of deformation. First two modes for automotive disk brakes and the third for drum brakes: (a) symmetric mode, (b) antisymmetric mode, and (c) one-sided heating mode.
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Stability boundary of three modes
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The effect of friction material properties on the minimum critical speed
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The effect of drum material properties on the minimum critical speed
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Calculated critical speeds of two aluminum drum brakes



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