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8 01, 2019

Automotive Brakes

By | 2019-01-08T14:57:29+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Auto Care in Wellington & Royal Palm Beach, Auto Repair Tips and Information|Comments Off on Automotive Brakes

A brake is a mechanical device that inhibits motion by absorbing energy from a moving system. It is used for slowing or stopping a moving vehicle, wheel, axle, or to prevent its motion, most often accomplished by means of friction. Background Most brakes commonly use friction between two surfaces pressed together to convert the kinetic energy of the moving object into heat, though other methods of energy conversion may be employed. For example, regenerative braking converts much [...]