Publisher description for Clutches and brakes : design and selection / William C. Orthwein.

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Written by a leading expert in the field, this reference conveniently gathering numerous formulas, analytical methods, and graphs for the design and selection of a wide variety of brakes and clutches in the automotive, aircraft, farming, and manufacturing industries. It simplifies calculations, explores a wide range of applications, and assists in the selection of parameters for specific design challenges. The book includes such topics as centrifugal, one-way, and detent clutches, friction drives with clutch capabilities, fluid clutches and brakes, antilock braking system, brake vibration, and SAE standards. The various design strategies are presented with the aid of numerous examples, 550 display equations, and about 200 figures.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Clutches (Machinery)