publication . Bachelor thesis . 2013

Numerical simulation of heat transfer process in automotive brakes

Gonzalo Voltas, David;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
  • Country: Spain
This master thesis concerns the theoretical investigations of the heat transfer process in automotive brakes. The process of heat generation and heat transfer to ambient air in automotive brake was presented. The two–dimensional, axi-symmetrical model of transient heat conduction for the brake was applied. The relevant boundary conditions, that describe the heat generated in the brake and the heat transferred to ambient air, were used. The unsteady heat conduction problem was solved by the use of the finite element method, using computer programs developed and delivered by the tutor. The computational results concerning temperature field in car brakes of a middl...
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free text keywords: :Enginyeria mecànica::Disseny i construcció de vehicles::Automòbils [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC], :Matemàtiques i estadística::Investigació operativa::Simulació [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC], :Física::Termodinàmica::Física de la transmissió de la calor [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC], Heat -- Transmission -- Simulation methods, Automobiles -- Brakes, Calor -- Transmissió -- Mètodes de simulació, Automòbils -- Frens
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