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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2014, 2(4), 103-113
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-2-4-2
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Thermoelastic Analysis of Disk Brakes Rotor

Bouchetara Mostefa1 and Belhocine Ali1,

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, USTO University, Oran, Algeria

Pub. Date: August 20, 2014

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Bouchetara Mostefa and Belhocine Ali. Thermoelastic Analysis of Disk Brakes Rotor. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2014; 2(4):103-113. doi: 10.12691/ajme-2-4-2

Abstract

The main purpose of this study is to analyze the thermomechanical behavior of the dry contact between the brake disk and pads during the braking phase. The simulation strategy is based on computer code ANSYS11. The modeling of transient temperature in the disk is actually used to identify the factor of geometric design of the disk to install the ventilation system in vehicles The thermal-structural analysis is then used with coupling to determine the deformation and the Von Mises stress established in the disk, the contact pressure distribution in pads. The results are satisfactory when compared to those of the specialized literature.

Keywords:
brake disks heat flux heat transfer coefficient von mises stress contact pressure

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