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    I know a rotor is another name for disc. Ok, that...

    I know a rotor is another name for disc. Ok, that is also like saying front pad radius height. Nice, noted, thanks.
    But still why HEIGHT, why not front pad radius?. That word height confuses me to...
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    All right noted I will work with that. Thanks

    All right noted I will work with that. Thanks
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    There is a link in my first post for better...

    There is a link in my first post for better clarity. Yes,that is what I am talking about,the distance between the brake pad to the disc center which can be known as the effective rotor radius.
    Now...
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    This is how far I can go with summarising the...

    This is how far I can go with summarising the thread question, someone please help me out here with some answers to the thread question!!
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    more on brakes

    Hi guys,

    Pls guys, What exactly is the brake pad radial height, and how is it related to the rotor effective radius.
    Here is a pic...
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    Ok noted, sorry about that really did not know it...

    Ok noted, sorry about that really did not know it had so much implication on the thread. I promise it would not happen again.
    Another warning for a rookie.
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    @ dynatune, Cnt find any link to download it m...

    @ dynatune,

    Cnt find any link to download it m guessing it isnt free.
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    @ jonny, Wud check d thread. Thanks

    @ jonny,

    Wud check d thread. Thanks
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    @ tim wright, Am a rookie to fsae and am...

    @ tim wright,


    Am a rookie to fsae and am designing the brake system. For start am only looking at longitudinal braking, i thought it only had to do with straight line braking, pls if there are...
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    @ stever95 Yep sorry abt dati guess I jus...

    @ stever95

    Yep sorry abt dati guess I jus couldnt explain it clearly via text.Bt I wud take note of this next tym. Thanks
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    @ tromoly Funny, bt joking aside ur G is ur...

    @ tromoly

    Funny, bt joking aside ur G is ur max deceleration which is also equals to ur mu btw the tires and the road surface
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    Thnks for ur replies guys, really needed that I...

    Thnks for ur replies guys, really needed that
    I was misinformed and ended up confused, I realised this as CWA said

    Total front axle weight/dynamic weight = 1G
    0.5 of front axle weight/0.5 of...
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    @ motorcity1, Wel I actually did all dat...

    @ motorcity1,

    Wel I actually did all dat before I got to my max G final result, c.g height, wheel base, weight transfer and al. Already don dat. So u sayn I need is dat 1.5G is the max G dat each...
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    Ok,I want to have a max -ve acc of 1.5. So...

    Ok,I want to have a max -ve acc of 1.5. So dividing my dynamic weight by force generated by front tires give me 3.0G that mean that the G force at each front corner is 1.5G,ryt

    But I was told that...
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    Max deceleration

    Hi evryone,

    My name is adekunle, m making some scratch calculations for a brake design system and I m wondering whether the front or rear axle max deceleratn is twice that per front/rear corner or...
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    Pls forgive my manners, my name is adekunle, am a...

    Pls forgive my manners, my name is adekunle, am a nigerian, a graduate of mech engineering(2014/2015 session) n preparing for my masters study, I want to make fsae part of my study project.

    Well i...
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    effective rotor radius

    Hi guy,

    I am having a problem with this formula for effective rotor radius
    The first says effective rotor radius : rotor dia/2 - caliper piston dia/2
    Here is the link below...
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