Ideal Engines – Explanation of a Modern Brake System

This will be an attempt to familiarise you with a typical modern day brake system found on many passenger cars.The brake system I will be referring to has ABS brakes and is comprised of the following major components; the brake pedal, the vacuum brake booster, the master cylinder, a proportioning valve, front and rear brake …

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Aircraft Brake Maintenance and Repair

The first objective is to maintain the clearance between the moving and stationary parts of a brake in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Disassemble and inspect the brake periodically and examine the parts for wear, cracks, warpage, corrosion, elongated holes, etc. If any of these or other faults are indicated, repair, recondition, or replace the …

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