Fully Coupled Thermal-Mechanical Analysis of Automotive Disc Brake Squeal

Hassan, Muhammad Zahir and Brooks, P.C. and Barton, D.C. (2008) Fully Coupled Thermal-Mechanical Analysis of Automotive Disc Brake Squeal. In: Inaugural Automotive Researchers' Conference,, 8-9 January 2008, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom.

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Abstract

Automotive disc brake squeal continues to present engineers with a complex problem despite having considerable resources targeted towards its resolution. Many researchers have made use of the finite element method (FEM) and its complex eigenvalue extraction technique to predict conditions under which the brake system become unstable. In this research, a new approach is proposed through an integrated study of non-linear contact pressure analysis, a fully coupled thermal analysis followed by instability study using the complex eigenvalue analysis method. An experimental investigation will be used to validate the numerical modelling results according to the industry standard SAE J2521 procedure. A parametric study on the geometrical effect and materials of brake components will provide design guidelines to reduce or eliminate squeal problems.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Paper ID: 05AARC2008
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering > Department of Automotive
Depositing User: Dr. Muhammad Zahir Hassan
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2013 02:14
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 03:40
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/6168
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