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    Tangential and radial force

    Homework Statement I need to calculate the tangential and radial force acting on a shaft so i can specify the correct bearings to use, however i dont know of any relevant formulae to calculate these, can anyone help? Power through the shaft is 1000w RPM is 130 Force acting vertically on...
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    Axial Piston Pumps Equation Help

    Right, im in the process of designing an axial piston pump. I have obtained the following formula from a text book for power output. unfortunately i dont know what units the formula requires, is anyone able to confirm what they are? Also, if anyone knows of a good resource for pump design...
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    Solidworks Mating Arrangements

    Hi, Im designing an axial piston pump in solidworks, prior to analysis. Basically im having difficulty in getting the slipper pads from the top of the pistons to mate to the swashplate, so that when rotated the pump produces a pumping action. I have the slipper pads connected to the...
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    O ring Groove Dimensions

    Hi, I need to find the dimensions for O ring grooves for different size o rings, for static, dynamic and face sealing. Does anyone have a web link for these for BS and/or ISO metric dimensions. All the ones i can find are subscription ones. Many thanks Ed
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    Maximum Stress on a wheel in motion

    Homework Statement I have a vehicle travelling at 180 ms^-1, weighing 2000kg. I need to calculate the maximum stress that the wheel is likely to sustain if it hits a solid, immovable object at the above speed, so that i can successfully design a wheel which wont go beyond its yield strength...
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    Change of temperature in disc brakes

    Homework Statement Basically ive got a brake system which i have designed, and i need to calculate if the brake fluid will overheat if the vehicle brakes from its top speed to a halt, and if so at what speed (or how long after braking commences) they will overheat Brake force = 13000N...
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    Simulink Help (i would imagine its a pretty simple solution)

    I have a system, setup to simulate the braking of a vehicle. the vehicle decelerates from 400 mph to zero using a parachute, and conventional brakes the parachute deploys at 400mph to prevent the brakes from overheating they need to be used at a lower velocity at present i have a...
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    [Solved] A little matlab help needed

    Homework Statement right, im modelling the deceleration of a vehicle in simulink the vehicle uses wheel brakes, and a parachute to decellerate from Vmax to zero I have constructed a model which models the constant force of the brakes to decelerate the vehicle to stop I need to amend...
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    Cooling of Brake Discs

    Homework Statement Ok, im designing a brake system for a uni project, as part of this i need to specify the size of the disc's, to prevent the brake fluid from boiling during braking. Does anyone know of an arbitary formula which will help me calculate the rate of heat loss from the...
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    Formula for deceleration, using a parachute and wheel brakes

    Homework Statement Basically i need to find the braking distance and time for the deceleration of a vehicle for the following conditions, using a parachute using a parachute, and wheel brakes does anyone know of a suitable formula to calculate this? Homework Equations...