eBook Friction Material Composites, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642334512
  • ISBN-13: 9783642334511
  • DDC: 620.11292
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 333 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Friction Material Composites is the first volume of the five volumes which strongly educates and updates engineers and other professionals in braking industries, research and test labs. It explains besides the formulation of design processes and its complete manufacturing input. This book gives an idea of mechanisms of friction and how to control them by designing .The book is  useful for designers  of automotive, rail and aero industries for designing the brake systems effectively with the integration of friction material composite design which is critical. It clearly  emphasizes the driving  safety and how serious designers should  select the design input. The significance of friction material component like brake pad or a liner as an integral part of the brake system of vehicles is explained. AFM pictures at nanolevel illustrate broadly the explanations given.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Series Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Units with Conversion Factors.
Notes on Safety.
1: Frictional Force—Introduction.
2: Design Essentials—Friction Material Composite System.
3: Rolling Motion.
4: Formulation Design.
5: Design of Experiments.
6: BFMC—Processing.
7: BFMC—Formulations and Processes.
8: Laws and Rules Governing Friction Materials.
9: Total Quality Management.
10: Test Requirements in an Automotive bfmc Design.