Concentrating on the design, functioning and maintenance of braking equipment, the book includes a sufficient theoretical content to satisfy the needs of the student, workshop supervisor or transport manager who is concerned with ensuring the safe, efficient and economical operation of both on- and off-the-road vehicles of all kinds. The numerous illustrations are carefully chosen to complement the text to enable readers to recognize and understand the working of the braking equipment on almost any vehicle with which they may be confronted.ment poor and the standards of maintenance often low; brakes for such vehicles have usually, therefore, been of simple and ... In the UK, Girling have a comprehensive range of tractor brakes, which caters for most needs; first to be considered is a mechanically actuated duo-servo brake (Fig. ... In operation, as the secondary shoe is forced against the anchor pin, the cam is pushed away; a conventional manual ... 10.9 The Girling SAEAC tractor brake (courtesy of Lucas Girling Ltd.) Fig.
|Author||:||A. K. Baker|
|Publisher||:||Society of Automotive Engineers - 1986|