Finite Element Analysis of the Repeated Braking with 3-D Coupled Model
In automotive applications, a particular area of concern is the relation between thermoelastically induced hot spots and noise and vibration in brake system. The finite element methods have been extensively used for thermal analysis applied to brake components. The two-dimensional model has been extended to an annular three-dimensional disc model in order to consider more realistic braking condition. In a conventional braking analysis, the interface pressure is assumed either constant or inversely proportional to radius. However, under the dynamic braking conditions, the frictional heat generated during braking causes thermoelastic distortion that modifies the contact pressure distribution. This paper describes the thermo-elastic instability arising from friction heat generation in braking and proposes the finite element methods to predict the variation of temperature and thermal deformation under single braking and repeated braking mode.
Ichsan Setya Putra and Djoko Suharto
J. H. Hwang et al., "Finite Element Analysis of the Repeated Braking with 3-D Coupled Model", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 306-308, pp. 637-642, 2006