Block Brake with Long Shoe Design Equations

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Block Brake with Long Shoe Design Equations

Here the friction force is applied around a The torque is increased by a factor K function of the angle of contact.

Block Brake with Long Shoe

The shoe angle of 2θ and is pivoted at ‘h’ where

shoe angle

Friction Torque:

Friction Torque

Average Pressure:

Average Pressure

Maximum Pressure:

Maximum Pressure

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