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Automotive Calculating Braking Forces of a Disc and Drum Brake .

  1. Jul 30, 2012 #1
    Hello ,
    I have to change a car's rear drums to discs . I have the weight at each of the rear wheels . Using DAC I know the max speed and max Decelerations sustained by the car . What are the basic formulae used to calculate the braking forces and the braking distance .
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  3. Jul 30, 2012 #2

    jack action

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    Look at the theory at the bottom of this page (Theory »» Longitudinal acceleration »» Braking).
  4. Jul 31, 2012 #3
    Thank You , it was helpful .
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