TITLE

Squeals on wheels

AUTHOR(S)
Pierce, Julia
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);6/27/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7630, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features an active control system designed by researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology to cancel out brake squeal in automobiles. Causes of squeal in disc brakes; Piezoceramic actuators used in the control system.
ACCESSION #
10197746

 

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