AN INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRIC TRAILER BRAKE SYSTEMS

The electric wheel brake utilizes the principle of controlled electric current to an electromagnetic actuator to provide input into the brake shoes. A description of the function of the electric brake magnet and controller operation is provided, as is an account of the application of the safety breakaway switch and variable resistor or load control in assembling a complete electric brake system.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    485 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10017
  • Authors:
    • Swanson, D L
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Pagination: 6 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00095782
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE No 740663
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1975 12:00AM