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Hydraulic Pneumatic Brakes

Hydraulic Pneumatic Brakes

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Published by Pratik Grover
Hydraulic Pneumatic Brakes
Hydraulic Pneumatic Brakes

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Published by: Pratik Grover on Sep 16, 2013
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Hydraulic and PneumaticBraking System
Presented By: Abhishek Bansal (2008me20562)Rachit Gupta (2008me20587)
Low Cost Automation(MEL 334)
Introduction: Hydraulic Brakes
This system uses a brake fluid (Preferably ethylene glycol) to transfer the pressure applied by the operator from the controlling unit to theactual brake mechanism, which is usually at ornear the wheel of the vehicle.Most vehicles in India prefer to have drum brakes on rear wheels while disk brakes on thefront wheels attached to the hydrauliccontrolling unit
Brake pedal or lever A pushrod (also called an actuating rod) A master cylinder assembly containing a piston assembly (made up of either one or two pistons, a return spring, aseries of gaskets/ O-rings and a fluid reservoir)Reinforced hydraulic linesBrake caliper assembly consisting of one or two hollow aluminum or chrome-plated steel pistons (called caliperpistons), a set of thermally conductive brake pads and arotor (also called a brake disc) or drum attached to an axleThe system is filled with a glycol-ether based brake fluid

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