A Study on Durability Enhancement of Band Brake for Mooring Winch
The brake system is very important part of the machine working. The mooring winch brake holds the ship on the harbor. But sometimes it appeared the excessive stress and brake lining would be broken. So it is necessary to change the shape of brake system with improve the durability of brake band. In this research, three models, such as a single brake shoe with a uniform thickness, a dual brake shoe with a uniform thickness, and a dual brake shoe with different thickness, are adopted as analytic model. In order to evaluate the strength of band brake according to the shape of brake shoe, the finite element analysis for three models is carried out by using ANSYS Workbench.
Daoguo Yang, Tianlong Gu, Huaiying Zhou, Jianmin Zeng and Zhengyi Jiang
D. S. Han et al., "A Study on Durability Enhancement of Band Brake for Mooring Winch", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 201-203, pp. 314-317, 2011