Analysis of a Brake Pad — Lesson 2

Proper design of brake pads is essential in ensuring efficient and safe operation of the brakes. In this lesson, we simulate a partial model of the brake assembly and investigate the deformations, stresses and reaction forces acting on a brake pad.

Simulation Files

Download the zip file and extract the contents. Go through the Readme file. Follow along with the provided How To Video file. The student version of Ansys simulation software can be downloaded here.