1963-01-01

Design of Disc Brakes for American Automobiles 630184

This paper discusses the inherent advantages of disc brakes and highlights the design approach to disc brakes for American automobiles. A description of the details of the specific design are given, along with test results which show that the disc brake system advocated is superior to the drum brake system currently being used on American cars. Some advantages are greater stability, negligible fade, less water effect, and no roughness.

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